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MSL20118 Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement

National ID: MSL20118 State ID: BDV5
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Kick start your career in science.

There is a strong need for sample collection and laboratory skills across a variety of industries, from mining to food manufacturing and construction to pharmaceutical production. Samplers and testers conduct limited sampling and testing as part of their duties in their particular industry. They apply a restricted range of skills and operational knowledge to perform these tasks and do not generally work inside a laboratory. 

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to gather samples required for a variety of industry testing situations. It will also give you the foundation skills necessary to complete further studies in either environmental sciences, health or trades.

Some things you'll learn:

  • How to record and present data
  • How to plan and conduct laboratory or field work
  • How to collect routine site samples
  • How to use equipment to make measurements and perform basic tests
  • How to package, label, store and transport samples

This course is right for you if...

  • You enjoy monitoring, collecting and organising information
  • You enjoy keeping your knowledge up-to-date
  • You enjoy working indoors with access to heating or cooling
  • You're analytical and think critically
  • You appreciate accuracy 
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

Job opportunities include:

  • Samplers and testers
  • Production personnel
  • Plant operators
  • Production operators
  • Field assistants
  • Drivers and sample couriers

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA. 

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here. 

Study options and how to apply

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Available all year round, 2022

Details

Please note: Students not working in a relevant workplace will need to attend flexible delivery blocks offered once per term (week-long blocks) to complete practical components.

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study WHENEVER and WHEREVER suits you.  Typically, flexible, and self-paced options are part-time and open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start, enrol and study continuously.   

Once you enrol into your chosen units, you will have six (6) months from the date of your enrolment to complete your study. 

Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2022
Where Geraldton
How Self Paced External

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Details

A Traineeship is a full-time employment-based training program usual lasting twelve (12) months or more.  Learning is predominantly in the workplace and may be supplemented by training at TAFE.  You must have a Training Contract to enrol in a Traineeship Course. 

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Duration 12 Months
When Available all year round, 2022
Where Geraldton
How Traineeship

 

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Semester 2, 2022

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Geraldton
How Classroom

 

READY TO APPLY?

Use the APPLY NOW box to register and apply for this course.  Our Lecturer will assess your application online. You can follow the Register & Apply guide here.

FEES:

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