Competent laboratory personnel are in high demand in a vast range of industries. You can work in laboratories in a variety of dynamic fields, such as biomedical, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, medical, mining, petroleum, agriculture, physics, chemical, environmental, food or forensics.
You'll gradually gain experience in essential technical skills and lab techniques on industry standard equipment throughout your studies. Whatever industry you choose, our laboratory operations pathway will prepare you for it.
Learn from highly trained lecturers in our well equipped facilitiesGain essential laboratory skills such as maintaining a laboratory, routine sampling and testing, recording data, and using laboratory computing programs.
A hands on career where you can help to make a difference
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 will learn skills in maintaining a laboratory, routine sampling and testing, recording data, and using laboratory computing programs.
Your Certificate III in Laboratory Skills is flexible and available in class or via a traineeship so you can fit study around your life and not the other way around.
Studying at North Metropolitan TAFE you will experience our well equipped facilities and learn from highly trained lecturers who'll give you the best shot at a variety of careers in science and laboratory operations.
Further develop your practical laboratory skillsLearn to carry out experiments, take measurements with scientific equipment and record and present results in our well equipped facilities with highly trained lecturers. On completion you could find work as a technical assistant, technician or instrument operator.
Further develop your practical laboratory skills
This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to work as a technical assistant, technician or instrument operator. You will learn about quality control, performance of instrumental and non-instrumental tests, standardisation and the use of solutions.
Your Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques is available via traineeship so you can earn while you learn and gain on the job skills that will stay with you for your entire career. Studying at North Metro TAFE 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.
Gain complex skills in laboratory technologiesPrepares you for work in a diverse range of industries; you'll learn to use laboratory application software, plan and conduct laboratory/field work and communicate and provide information to customers.
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.