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Overview

Course code:

MSL40118

CRICOS:

098113C

Start date(s):

February, April, July

Course length:

Full Time: 1 year , Part Time: 2 years

Campus:

Moorabbin

The Certificate IV In Laboratory Techniques provides you with training in all aspects of laboratory operations, including occupational health and safety (OHS), analytical instrumentation, laboratory management systems, chemistry, microscopy and biological techniques.

Learn from our experienced teaching staff, who all hold postgraduate qualifications across a variety of science disciplines.

The course is delivered in Holmesglen's specialised pathology and biotechnology education facility, where an emphasis is placed on practical training.

Our instrumentation is reflective of what you will use in industry, and will prepare you to confidently start your career in a laboratory.

Holmesglen graduates are well regarded in the industry and are employed in the pathology, food, environmental, education and research industries.


Course structure

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

MSL924003

Process and interpret data

MSL934004

Maintain and calibrate instruments and equipment

MSL934006

Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes

MSL944002

Maintain laboratory or field workplace safety

MSL953003

Receive and prepare samples for testing

MSL914002

Prepare practical science classes and demonstrations

MSL924004

Use laboratory application software

MSL954003

Relate anatomical and physiological features to laboratory samples

MSL973016

Perform aseptic techniques

MSL973019

Perform microscopic examination

MSL974017

Prepare, standardise and use solutions

MSL974019

Perform chemical tests and procedures

MSL974021

Perform biological procedures

MSL974022

Undertake environmental field-based monitoring

MSL975033

Perform tissue and cell culture techniques


Entry requirements

Good passes in all subjects at Year 12/ Matriculation or the overseas equivalent
•
English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual bandscore
less than 5.5.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing this course, you will receive the Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques.

PATHWAYS

Diploma of Laboratory Technology

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Laboratory assistant or technician in medical, environmental, industrial, food, educational or commercial laboratories.


How to apply

APPLY VIA AGENT

Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:

T: 03 9564 1703

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

International Fee

$15,500.00


Enquire online

Contact details

Pathology and Laboratory Testing Open Days

Visit us on Open Day for a formal presentation at 4.30pm on the laboratory industry, followed by a tour of our facilities. Please arrive at the starting time to ensure you don�t miss any vital information. Session will conclude after the tour.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 Australia

At Holmesglen we teach you the skills and knowledge to seek employment as a pathology collector. Visit us on Open Day for a formal presentation on the pathology industry, followed by a tour of our specialised state of the art facilities. Meet our expert teachers who will explain how you can graduate work ready and apply your skills to real life situations.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 Australia

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