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MSL40118 Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

National ID: MSL40118 | State ID: BDV3

Further develop your practical laboratory skills

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to work as a technical assistant, technician or instrument operator. You will learn about quality control, performance of instrumental and non-instrumental tests, standardisation and the use of solutions.

Your Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques is available via traineeship so you can earn while you learn and gain on the job skills that will stay with you for your entire career.

 Gain these skills

  • Carry out experiments
  • Take measurements with scientific equipment
  • Record results and present them for critical analysis
  • OHS and safe laboratory practice in the field and in a laboratory

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Chemistry Technician Assistant | Earth Science Technician Assistant | Life Science Technician Assistant | School Laboratory Technician | Medical Laboratory Technician

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Laboratory Technology

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website


Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

Page last updated October 13, 2021