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Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

National ID: MSL30116 | State ID: AZR9

 

This qualification provides you with essential laboratory skills needed to carry out recording and measurement of results and assisting in collecting and preparing of samples. You'll become familiar with OHS requirements and laboratory practices and equipment and learn how to prepare cultures, perform sterile techniques and assist with field work. Your Certificate III in Laboratory Skills is flexible and available in class or via traineeship so you can fit study around your life and not the other way around. Studying at North Metro will also expose you to our well equipped facilities and highly trained lecturers who'll give you the best shot at a career in science and laboratory operations.

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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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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.

laboratory assistant, laboratory technician, instrument operator, sampler and tester, production personnel, field assistant, sample courier

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques
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Where East Perth
Duration

6 months (1 semester) full time

HowFull-Time
Part-Time
Traineeship
Work-Based
WhenWas available Semester 2, 2017
Available Semester 1, 2018
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Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

 

International Students

Check TAFE International WA to confirm this course is available to international students. You will pay your tuition fees to TIWA.

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Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate with other peopleMSL913001AWO69
Contribute to the achievement of quality objectivesMSL933002AWO52
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSMENV272AWC13
Participate in laboratory or field workplace safetyMSL943002AWO38
Plan and conduct laboratory/field workMSL913002AWO66
Record and present dataMSL922001AWO58
Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct laboratory-based acceptance tests for construction materialsMSL973010AWO17
Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling planMSL954001AWO32
Perform aseptic techniquesMSL973004AWO20
Perform basic testsMSL973001AWO23
Perform microscopic examinationMSL973007AWO16
Prepare mineral samples for analysisMSL954002AWO30
Prepare practical science classes and demonstrationsMSL914001AWO67
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 view your application process here.

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 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

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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.

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

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

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

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

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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