Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology)

Institution rating
36 weeksfull-time
Study mode
Next start date

Why study this course

  • Learn to conduct a range of scientific tests on samples in a laboratory.
  • Build on your existing knowledge and open up new career opportunities.

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of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
Roles related to this course: Laboratory Technician, Laboratory Assistant, Technical Officer, Technical Assistant, and 7 more.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

  • Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques; OR
  • Certificate IV in a relevant science discipline; OR
  • Demonstration of equivalent skills and knowledge

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Ultimo, Main Campus

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

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

Course price

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

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit TAFE NSW's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, TAFE NSW 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 NSW's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

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What are students saying?

Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology)
(4 reviews)

Published Nov 2018
Diploma of Laboratory TechnologyTAFE NSW
Graduation date2014
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Practical experience was fantastic though support offered for elective modules and majour project work was at times, quite sub-par. Facilities were modern and functional for the most part and course material was almost always readily available.
Published Sep 2018
Diploma of Laboratory TechnologyTAFE NSW
Graduation date2016
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
If you really like science this is the course for you Tafe has a lot practice classes as I found is very good I really enjoyed that part of the course very good teachers I recommend to study at Tafe
Published Jul 2018
Diploma of Laboratory TechnologyTAFE NSW
Graduation dateN/A
Study modeBlended
Student review
it is so good

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Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology)MSL50118

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology)

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