North Metropolitan TAFE

Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

MSL40118North Metropolitan TAFE (RTO 52786)
Duration
12 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 range of laboratory techniques to conduct tests and sampling in a variety of industry sectors. Employment outcomes include technical assistants, technicians, instrument operators and similar personnel. They undertake a wide range of sampling and testing that requires the application of a broad range of technical skills and some scientific knowledge. Although work is conducted generally in a laboratory, they often work closely with other personnel throughout the workplace and with suppliers. They may assist other personnel to solve technical problems and to adjust formulations and production mixes. They may also train them to collect samples and conduct basic tests reliably. The work involves similar tasks within one scientific discipline with occasional peak periods and some interruptions.

Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

  • Literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to Year 11; OR
  • Completion of a Certificate II or Certificate III

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 IV in Laboratory TechniquesMSL40118

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  • Course price
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Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques