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PDC53017 - Introduction to Chemistry

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential introduces the terms, concepts and rules in chemistry, and relates them to everyday materials and events, placing chemistry within the context of your own experiences.


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work or study in the healthcare and/or science profession.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Full Fee $110
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
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Study Area
  • Health
  • Science and Environment
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training
  • Health
  • Laboratory Technology

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded a Digital Badge and Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Micro-Credential Structure

12 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of this online micro-credential, students will gain an understanding of the following concepts in chemistry:

  1. Matter
  2. Elements and atoms
  3. Molecules
  4. Bonding
  5. Measurements in chemistry
  6. Electrolytes
  7. Acids and Bases
  8. Oxidation and reduction reactions
  9. Organic chemistry.


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