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MSL50118 Diploma of Laboratory Technology

National ID: MSL50118 | State ID: BDV4

Gain complex skills in laboratory technologies

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to use laboratory application software, plan and conduct laboratory/field work and communicate and provide information to customers. You will also be able to specialise in a diverse range of industries including chemical, medical and pathological, mining, biological, and environmental fields.

Technical officers:

  • work according to established procedures in a structured environment
  • collect and prepare samples and communicate sample requirements to other personnel
  • conduct a wide range of routine and specialised tests where atypical samples may be involved and the instrumentation used has a wide range of operating variables
  • contribute to the modification of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and enterprise methods when necessary
  • define and solve problems where alternatives are not obvious and where investigations and trials may be required and the implications of various solutions considered
  • work under the direction and supervision of senior technical staff, laboratory or quality managers, or scientific/medical professionals, and
  • generally work as part of a team and may have a role in the planning of schedules and monitoring of resources in their work area.
Our Focus on Flexible Options
 

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
Important information

VET Student Loans

This qualification is eligible for the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. Eligible students can opt to defer the payment of all or part of their tuition fees by applying for a VET Student Loan. VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements. Approved loans become a personal debt with the Commonwealth (HELP debt) until it is repaid.

For more information on VET Student Loans at Central Regional TAFE click here.

For other VET Student Loan eligible courses please visit: www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans Opens in a new window

Download our Pre Enrolment Guide for more information about this course.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Job opportunities

Employment outcomes resulting from this qualification may include technical officers, laboratory technicians, analysts and similar personnel.

Study pathway

Further study opportunities

Central Regional TAFE has many further study opportunities available. Check out our Course Guide for all your future study options. 

How to apply

Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.

International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year round

Geraldton Campus - Self Paced External

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How External mode
Flexible
Online delivery
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Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Semester 2

Geraldton Campus - Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
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Ready to register and apply for this course?  Check out the apply and enrol page, register now in our Application Portal or contact us on 1800 672 700.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated June 18, 2019