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Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

National ID: MSL30116 | State ID: AZR9

 

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in collecting and preparing samples and to carry out, measure and record results of experiments in the physical, chemical, biological or life sciences. You will learn skills in maintaining a laboratory, routine sampling and testing, recording data, and using laboratory computing programs. You will also learn how to prepare cultures, perform sterile techniques and assist with field work.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

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Entrance Requirements
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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a laboratory assistant, instrument operator or similar role. It is an entry-level qualification for laboratory personnel. The qualification can be gained through an approved traineeship program; in this case you will need to be employed and registered as a trainee before you can commence traineeship training.

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Bunbury
Duration

Bunbury Campus
Full Time
Traineeship
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

HowFull-Time
Traineeship
When
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

South Regional TAFE's indicative fees for 2017 are available at the link:
www.southregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/futurestudents/feespaymentoptions
These fees are indicative for local students enrolling full-time in government funded courses in 2017. Your fees will be calculated from your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Concessions (for eligible courses at certificate levels I to IV) and annual course fee caps may apply. Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loan
Students in Diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. Only an Australian citizen, a permanent humanitarian visa holder and resident in Australia, or a New Zealand Special Visa 444 student who can also provide evidence of a WACE Certificate (completion of Year 12) or equivalent can apply for a loan. For more information please see http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/ (Opens in a new window )

For information on the VET Student Loan process at South Regional TAFE please see http://www.southregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/futurestudents/vet-student-loans

International students
Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.
International students can only study full-time. For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses

 

Units

Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate with other peopleMSL913001AWO69
Contribute to the achievement of quality objectivesMSL933002AWO52
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSMENV272AWC13
Participate in laboratory or field workplace safetyMSL943002AWO38
Plan and conduct laboratory/field workMSL913002AWO66
Record and present dataMSL922001AWO58
Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Collect routine site samplesMSL952001AWO36
Conduct routine site measurementsMSL972001AWO24
Perform aseptic techniquesMSL973004AWO20
Perform basic testsMSL973001AWO23
Perform microscopic examinationMSL973007AWO16
Prepare working solutionsMSL973002AWO22
Work within a laboratory or field workplace (induction)MSL912001AWO68
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.
For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au  
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au  

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.
For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au  
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au  

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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