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Certificate III in Pathology Collection

National ID: HLT37215 | State ID: AWJ9

 

Do you want to be a part of the health team that assists in assessing the client"s health status through interpretation of blood results? You could do this by learning how to collect blood and other specimens for testing.

You will learn the skill of safely taking venous blood and other samples, about how the body works, how to prevent the spread of infection as well as medical terms which you will be able use in any further health related studies you may choose to undertake.

This course also provides you with the opportunity to meet many different people and help them to feel at ease during their visit.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a Pathology Collection Assistant.

On completing this course you could find work in pathology collection centres, hospitals and general practitioners" clinics. Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to work in all the areas of pathology collection including community collection centres, public or private hospitals and general medical clinics and practices.

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Pathology Specimen Collection

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Course Overview

Where Mount Lawley
Duration 6 months full time, over 3 days a week or one year part time over 2 evenings a week (5pm - 8pm). Plus 2 weeks full time placement for both options.
How Full-Time
When Available Semester 2, 2017

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a Pathology Collection Assistant.

On completing this course you could find work in pathology collection centres, hospitals and general practitioners" clinics. Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to work in all the areas of pathology collection including community collection centres, public or private hospitals and general medical clinics and practices.

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Pathology Specimen Collection

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

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.
NOTE up to date fees will be available shortly. Please return to this page or contact us for details

International Students

If this course is available for International students you will need to pay your course fees to TIWA when you accept your offer.

CORE UNITS

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Collect pathology specimens other than blood HLTPAT004 AVA01
Communicate and work in health or community services CHCCOM005 AVC29
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures HLTINF001 AVA32
Deliver a service to customers BSBCUS201 AUK74
Identify and respond to clinical risks in pathology collection HLTPAT001 AVA04
Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately BSBMED301 AUK35
Participate in workplace health and safety HLTWHS001 WG738
Perform venous blood collections HLTPAT002 AVA03
Work with diverse people CHCDIV001 AVC09

Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing HLTPAT005 AVA00
Perform holter monitoring HLTCAR002 AVA48
Provide first aid HLTAID003 WG732
Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens HLTPAT006 AUZ99
Recognise healthy body systems HLTAAP001 AVB19

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Part time enrolments are usually done in late January and mid June each year while online and continuous enrolment courses normally have enrolments available at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

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

International students please contact 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 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.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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