(1 Day Training Course)



Understand and plan assaying validations.


Participants gain a comprehensive overview of sample preparation and assay techniques utilised for mineral samples in the resources sector, including issues, best practices and reporting standards for highest quality data. Whilst no prior knowledge is required, the course is ideal for lab technicians, equipment suppliers and those seeking to understand lab test practices.

Key Learning Outcomes:

There are many benefits of attending this course. Throughout the course, participants will improve their knowledge in the following areas:

  • The basic units of assaying
  • Basic knowledge of the equipment used in assaying
  • Understand assay techniques, procedures and the importance of QA/QC
  • Recognition of potential hazards in an assay environment

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction
  2. Laboratory Safety
  3. Sampling
  4. Precious Metals Assay
  5. Elemental Analysis
  6. Infrared & Mass Spectrometry
  7. Gravimetric Analysis
  8. Mineralogical Analysis
  9. QA/QC
  10. Laboratory Procedures

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed to suit those that have some background in mineral processing and laboratory analysis; in particular, those that wish to expand their knowledge about assaying and sampling. This includes metallurgists, engineers, lab technicians, lab supervisors and metallurgical technicians.

Also suited to:

  • Mining personnel
  • Project managers
  • Geologists
  • Senior mine staff
  • Plant operating staff
  • Engineers
  • Training providers
  • Technologists
  • Suppliers to the resource industry
  • Accountants, brokers & investors
  • Administration staff

For a brochure, further information on this course or to register please contact our training department on +61 8 9421 9000 or send an email to

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