Course: Laboratory Practise in Accredited Laboratories

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Course title Laboratory Practise in Accredited Laboratories
Course code UCH/268
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the winter semester.
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kahoun David, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures: 1) Basic information about accredited analytical laboratories 2) Standard operating procedure 3) Reference materials 4) Laboratory instrument qualification 5) Validation of analytical procedures 6) Sampling and sample storage 7) Educational excursion to an accredited analytical laboratory (not guaranteed)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration
  • Class attendance - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Introduce students to real laboratory practice in accredited analytical laboratories and teach them basic skills which are not only highly valued in the private sector, but which are also necessary for first-rate research.
Student will acquire basic knowledge of proving competence of laboratory instruments (instrument qualification), proving suitability of analytical procedures (validation of analytical procedures) and familiarization with specifics of work in regulated industry in accordance with controlled documentation.
No special requirements.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination

To pass the course student must pass both written and oral exam.
Recommended literature
  • B. Magnusson and U. Örnemark (eds.) Eurachem Guide: The Fitness for Purpose of Analytical Methods ? A Laboratory Guide to Method Validation and Related Topics, (2nd ed. 2014). ISBN 978-91-87461-59-0. Available from
  • EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories.
  • ICH - Q2(R1) Validation of Analytical Procedures.
  • Materiály ze školení konzultační společnosti GM Project s.r.o..
  • S. L. R. Ellison and A. Williams (Eds). Eurachem/CITAC guide: Quantifying Uncertainty in Analytical Measurement, Third edition, (2012) ISBN 978-0-948926-30-3. Available from
  • USP / General Information: <1058> Analytical Instrument Qualification.
  • USP / General Information: <1225> Validation of Compendial Procedures.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Environmental chemistry (1) Category: Engineering chemistry and chemistry of silicates - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter