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Diploma of Laboratory Technology

Course Code: MSL50116
Study Area:
Laboratory Operations


Start date: 12 February 2018

End date: 10 December 2019



Campus
 
Course Structure

Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers

Prerequisites

Course overview

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to apply a range of laboratory technologies to conduct scientific-technical tests and sampling in most industry sectors. Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include technical officers, laboratory technicians, analysts and similar personnel. Technical officers conduct a wide range of sampling and testing that requires the application of broad scientific-technical knowledge and skills, with substantial depth in some areas. Although technical officers generally work in a laboratory, they often work closely with personnel in other teams within a section of the workplace. They may liaise with suppliers to troubleshoot product non-conformance at the direction of laboratory supervisors or managers. They gather information on non-conformance and events that may lead to the modification of workplace procedures. They may also demonstrate methods to others and train them to collect samples and conduct basic tests reliably. The work of technical officers involves frequent peak periods and interruptions. They: work according to established procedures in a structured environment collect and prepare samples and communicate sample requirements to other personnel conduct a wide range of routine and specialised tests where atypical samples may be involved and the instrumentation used has a wide range of operating variables contribute to the modification of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and enterprise methods when necessary define and solve problems where alternatives are not obvious and where investigations and trials may be required and the implications of various solutions considered work under the direction and supervision of senior technical staff, laboratory or quality managers, or scientific/medical professionals generally work as part of a team and may have a role in the planning of schedules and monitoring of resources in their work area. No licensing, legislative or certif

How to apply
 
Application to VTAC and supplementary application to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods

Learning options

Key study areas
 

Further study opportunities

Fees

Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative annual fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average annual course fee*$7,848.52
Concession - average annual course fee*$1,569.78
Full fee - average annual course fee*$15,300.00
B.   Materials average fee (per year)**$142.25
C.   Consumables average fee (per year)**$255.00
Indicative pricing for:05/02/2018

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students.   Read more


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