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    Product Certification and Laboratory Accreditation Practices
    TC S371
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    Product Certification and Laboratory Accreditation Practices
    Course Start Date
    Aut 2019
    Course Level
    Higher
    Length in Terms
    1 term
    Credits
    5
    Language
    English
    Fees ($) (including lab fees)
    N/A
    Future Terms
    Aut 2020
    Course
    Start Date
    Course Level Length in Terms Credits
    Language
    Fees ($)
    (including lab fees)
    Future Terms
    Aut 2019
    Higher 1 term 5
    English
    N/A
    Aut 2020

    Course Coordinator: Dr Eric Sze, BSc (Hons), PhD (CUHK); MSc (U Surrey); MRSC

    Course Developers: Dr Eric T P Sze, Consultant (Units 1-4); Dr George H K Lau, OUHK (Units 1-4); Crystal Ling, OUHK (Unit 5); Dr Lotto Lai Kim-hung, Consultant (Laboratory works)

    This course is one of the core courses of the BSc and BSc (Hons) in Product Design, Testing and Certification programme. This course is recommended to students who want to learn about product certification, practices for laboratory accreditation and the ISO/IEC 17025 laboratory management system.

    Advisory prerequisite(s)
    Students are advised to have already studied SCI S319 or TC S319.

    Aims
    The overall aims of this course are to introduce students to the principles of product certification and to facilitate students’ understanding of the ISO/IEC 17025 laboratory management system and its technical requirements.

    Contents
    The course covers the following topics:

    • Introduction to product certification

    • Product certification schemes

    • Overview of laboratory accreditation

    • ISO/IEC 17025: Management requirements

    • ISO/IEC 17025: Technical requirements and applications

    Learning support
    There will be five tutorials, five surgeries and two laboratory sessions spread throughout the course.

    Assessment
    There will be two assignments and a written final examination.

    Online requirement
    This course is supported by the Online Learning Environment (OLE). You can find the latest course information from the OLE. Through the OLE, you can communicate electronically with your tutor and the Course Coordinator as well as other students. To access the OLE, you will need to have access to the Internet. The use of the OLE is required for the study of this course.

    Equipment
    Students will need access to a computer system suitable for connecting to the Internet.

    Set book(s)
    There are no set books for this course.

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