MSL50118 Diploma of Laboratory Technology

National ID: MSL50118 State ID: BDV4
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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.

 

  • Analyse, process and interpret data
  • Report results
  • Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes

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

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

Other costs for consideration:

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

Typical timetable:

  • 3 days per week

Workplace:

  • Optional

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. 

This course may provide university entry.

Estimated Course Fee

Estimated Concession Fee

Eligible for VSL

VSL Capping

$9,030 $9,030 Yes $16,077

These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.

  • Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
  • Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible. 
  • For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
  • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
  • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
  • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
  • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

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Semester 2, 2021

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Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2021
Where East Perth
How On Campus

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