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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.

Gain these skills
  • Analyse, process and interpret data
  • Report results
  • Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • A strong interest in science and chemistry
  • Able to adhere to workplace safety standards
  • Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
  • Normal colour vision


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This course, it's like my workplace. Kusuma Pindayani

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

Please note: To gain entrance into this Diploma qualification you need to have: 
MSL40118 Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques or equivalent
a Certificate IV or higher level qualification in a relevant science discipline 
demonstrated equivalent skills and knowledge in a relevant science discipline. 

Important information

Other costs for consideration:

  • Text Books
  • Stationery
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Typical timetable:

  • 3 days per week


  • Optional
Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Technical Laboratory Officer | Technical Assistant
  • Laboratory Assistant | Laboratory Technician
  • Instrument Operator

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Further study

This course may provide university entry.

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

East Perth - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where East Perth
How On campus
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Page last updated January 22, 2020