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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.

 

Half-price

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

  • 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

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*. 

*If you do not have MSL40118 Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques, this Diploma qualification may take 3 semesters to complete.

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.

Study options and next steps

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Semester 1, 2022

Details
Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2022
Where East Perth
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,200.00 $745.00 $1,945.00
Concession $400.00 $745.00 $1,145.00

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Semester 2, 2022

Details
Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2022
Where East Perth
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,200.00 $745.00 $1,945.00
Concession $400.00 $745.00 $1,145.00

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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