Five day training workshop




National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) in collaboration with Nigerian Institute of Science Laboratory Technology (NISLT) announce a Five-day training workshop on Usage of Basic Science Laboratory Equipment and Quality Management System


1.0       The training workshop


1.1    Nigerian Institute of Science Laboratory Technology in collaboration with National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) wishes to announce the training workshop to train Laboratory Personnel on the use of basic science laboratory equipment and also on how to  put in place, improve and maintain laboratory quality systems that meet the requirements of ISO/IEC17025 and other standards. The course also gives essential knowledge required for Laboratory Quality Managers to prepare laboratories for audit and accreditation.


1.2       This training workshop will cover the correct operational use of basic science laboratory equipment and management, technical aspects requirements of ISO 17025, and the development of management and technical procedures for laboratory documentation enhancement.


1.3       Course Content and Areas to be covered - 


  • The role of NISLT in Science Laboratory Policy and Management.
  • Equipment Qualification
  • Uses of basic science laboratory equipment, tools and reagents
  • Application of basic techniques and instrumentation in chemical, biological and physical laboratories
  • Introduction to ISO/IEC17025:2005
  • Internal and external quality control for laboratories
  • Step by step procedures of writing SOP
  • Laboratory documentation and Document Control
  • Measurement Traceability
  • Laboratory design and features
  • Implementing quality management system in laboratories
  • Creation, Usage and Interpretation of quality control charts
  • Equipment and general laboratory safety
  • Occurrence management



1.4       The workshop will involve practical sessions in the major sciences


2.0       Participation

2.1       The workshop is for all qualified Science Laboratory Technologists/Scientists, Science Lecturers, SLT Lecturers who are:-

>   Holders of Bachelors Degree / Higher National Diploma in Science Laboratory


>   Licenced & Certified members of the Nigeria Institute of Science Laboratory

     Technology (NISLT)                     

>   Degree holders in biological, physical and chemical sciences

>   Other users of science equipment


2.2       The training workshop will be of immense benefit to laboratory personnel in institutions such as:

  • Polytechnics
  • Colleges of Agriculture
  • Colleges of Technology/ Health Sciences


3.0        Provisions

  • Workshop Materials
  • Lunch
  • Midday Tea
  • Practical Consumables
  • Participants should come along with their         Laboratory coat and laptop


4.0       Registration Fees:    N80, 000 per participant


5.0       Duration and Venues


5.1       Duration:-    5 working days


The following dates and venues are scheduled for the training;


5.2       Phase I:  Kaduna Polytechnic  1st -7th September, 2019


5.3       Phase II: Nigeria Institute of Science Laboratory Technology, Ibadan, Oyo State      6th – 12th October, 2019


6.0        Accommodation:


6.1       Participants will arrange their own 



6.2       Organizers can however help participants’ source decent and economic accommodation       in the vicinity of the workshop venue.


For further enquiries, please contact the following;


  • Dr. (Mrs.) Amina Idris,

Director, NBTE  Centre of Excellence, Kaduna (08023247927) email:


  • Oluwafisoye, P. Adefisoye

Director, Education, Training & Inspectorate, NISLT, Ibadan (07066289848, 08153422644          email:-     


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