RNA Virus Molecular-based Testing Training Course

Basic knowledge and skills needed to work in a molecular diagnostic laboratory for virus detection will be covered in this two-week course. The participants will be attached in a molecular diagnostic laboratory for 5 days and will go through blended learning comprising hands-on practical sessions.

Learning Objectives

This course aims to provide the participants with these fundamental knowledge and skills:
a) general laboratory safety, biosafety requirements and knowledge on PPE
b) fundamental techniques in aliquoting lab specimens including pipetting, dilution calculations and precautions
c) basic principle behind molecular testing of viruses
d) RNA extraction technique
e) operations of Real-Time PCR, interpretation of results and error identification
f) operations of MGISP-960 Automated Workstations for COVID-19 application workflow

Who should attend?

Medical Laboratory Technologist
Medical Laboratory Assistant

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements: 
• Science & Technology diploma qualification or an equivalent in relevant working experience (min 1 year)
• Non-Science & Technology diploma holders with GCE O-Level certification will also be considered on a case-to-case basis.

Completion & Certification

Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 80% of the attendance. 

Course Date

Click "APPLY NOW" to check available course dates and to register.

Course Duration 

83.5 hours (9am - 6pm) 

Course Venue

Online Learning/RP ACE @ Woodlands


 

 


Full Course Fee (Others)    Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above    SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR  Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR
 $1,284.00 $128.40    $145.20  $385.20 

 

*Note:

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants.

All information is accurate at time of publishing.

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Last updated on 29 Jun 2021

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Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.