Free course

Further Laboratory Skills for Chemistry

Further Laboratory Skills for Chemistry
Further Laboratory Skills for Chemistry

An OpenSTEM laboratory school providing you with 24 hours of ‘hands on’ experience with several widely used techniques in chemistry. Techniques include making up standard solutions and serial dilutions, use of automatic pipettes, solvent extraction, use of rotary evaporator, column chromatography, recrystallisation, handling air sensitive reagents and heating under reflux under a nitrogen atmosphere, TLC, and characterisation using IR and NMR spectroscopy. The laboratory protocols are designed to develop good laboratory practice (GLP).

To gain this badge, you must have successfully participated in all aspects of practical training/techniques at the OpenSTEM ‘Further laboratory skills for chemistry’ Laboratory School (SS031), and demonstrated awareness of and working to relevant health and safety guidance.

Earn this Open University digital badge if you complete this course! The badge can be displayed, shared and downloaded as a marker of your achievement. The badge is awarded for successfully completing the laboratory school.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

Learning outcomes are not appropriate to this project.

Further Laboratory Skills for Chemistry

Earn this free Open University digital badge if you complete this course! The badge can be displayed, shared and downloaded as a marker of your achievement. The badge is awarded for completing the course and passing the quizzes.

First Published: 05/04/2019

Updated: 08/04/2019

You can start this course right now without signing-up. Click on any of the course content sections below to start at any point in this course.
If you want to be able to track your progress, earn a free Statement of Participation, and access all course quizzes and activities, sign-up.

Course content