TAFE SA

Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

MSL30118TAFE SA (RTO 41026)
Duration
6 monthsfull-time
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
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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.

Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

Satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Gilles Plains

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

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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, TAFE SA 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 TAFE SA'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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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Certificate III in Laboratory Skills