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Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

National ID: MSL30116 | State ID: AZR9

 

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in collecting and preparing samples and to carry out, measure and record results of experiments in the physical, chemical, biological or life sciences. You will learn skills in maintaining a laboratory, routine sampling and testing, recording data, and using laboratory-computing programs. You will also learn how to prepare cultures, perform sterile techniques and assist with fieldwork.

Technical assistants often work closely with other personnel throughout the workplace and with supplies.  They may assist other personnel to solve technical problems and to adjust formulations and production mixes.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification prepares you for roles such as laboratory technicians, instrument operators and similar personnel. The qualification can be gained through an approved traineeship program; in this case you will need to be employed and registered as a trainee before you can commence traineeship training.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements

 

North Metro Tafe
East Perth
 
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Entrance requirements

Course Overview

Where East Perth
Duration
How Full-Time
When

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a laboratory assistant, instrument operator or similar role. It is an entry-level qualification for laboratory personnel. The qualification can be gained through an approved traineeship program; in this case you will need to be employed and registered as a trainee before you can commence traineeship training.

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification prepares you for roles such as laboratory technicians, instrument operators and similar personnel. The qualification can be gained through an approved traineeship program; in this case you will need to be employed and registered as a trainee before you can commence traineeship training.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

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

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