North Metropolitan TAFE

Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

MSL30118North Metropolitan TAFE (RTO 52786)
Duration
6 monthsfull-time
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
July

Why study this course

This qualification is part of the Laboratory Operations Training Package. It covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a limited range of laboratory operations and is the entry level qualification required for laboratory personnel across all industry sectors. Laboratory technicians perform straightforward laboratory work. They follow set procedures and recipes, and apply well developed technical skills and basic scientific knowledge. They generally work inside a laboratory but may also perform technical tasks in the field or within production plants. They may perform a range of laboratory maintenance and office tasks. Instrument operators perform straightforward technical tasks to prepare and test samples using relevant procedures, Australian Standards and readily available advice. These tasks generally require close attention to detail and to the accuracy and precision of measurements. They may require the use of manual or semi-automated techniques.

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Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

  • Literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to Year 10; OR
  • Completion of a Certificate I or Certificate II

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • East Perth

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit North Metropolitan TAFE's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

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What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, North Metropolitan TAFE can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Visit North Metropolitan TAFE's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Certificate III in Laboratory SkillsMSL30118

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Certificate III in Laboratory Skills