MSL20118 - Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement
Mixed Mode, RPL/RCC/Credit
12 months part-time
The Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement offers entry level training for sampling and measurement skills applied across a range of industries. Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include samplers and testers, production personnel, plant operators, production operators, field assistants, drivers, sample couriers, and many others.
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of sampling and measurement activities as part of laboratory, production or field operations in the construction, manufacturing, resources and environmental industry sectors. Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include samplers and testers, production personnel, plant operators, production operators, field assistants, drivers, sample couriers and many others.
Samplers and testers conduct limited sampling and testing as part of their duties in their particular industry. They apply a restricted range of skills and operational knowledge to perform these tasks and do not generally work inside a laboratory. They:
- follow set procedures to sample raw materials and products
- may package, label, store and transport samples
- use simple equipment (hydrometers, thermometers and pH meters) to make measurements and perform basic tests that take a short time and involve a narrow range of variables and easily recognised control limits
- may make visual inspection of products and packaging.
This course includes one week of compulsory on-campus attendance. Please see the More Details tab for further information.
Standard Course StructureStudy Modes: Mixed Mode, RPL/RCC/CreditDuration:
12 months part-time
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MSL922001||Record and Present data|
|MSL912001||Work within a laboratory or field workplace (induction)|
|MSL943004||Participate in laboratory or field workplace safety|
Elective Units - Group A
|MSL952001||Collect routine site samples|
|MSL952002||Handle and transport samples or equipment|
Elective Units - Group B
|MSL913004||Plan and conduct laboratory/field work|
|MSL913003||Communicate with other people|
|MSL953003||Receive and prepare samples for testing|
|MSL933008||Perform calibration checks on equipment and assist with its maintenance|
|MSL933006||Contribute to the achievement of quality objectives|
|MSL933005||Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose|
|MSL973013||Perform basic tests|
Standard Course Structure
Required: Completion of literacy and numeracy assessment pre-enrolment in the form of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment or to have completed an equal or higher level course.
|Fee for service||$2,584 (2019)|
|Subsidised full fee||$752 (2019)|
|Subsidised concession fee||$296 (2019)|
|Fee for service per unit||$323 (2019)|
|Fee for service (International)||N/A|
|Fee for service per unit (International)||$323 (2019)|
|Subsidised full fee per unit||$94 (2019)|
|Subsidised concession fee per unit||$37 (2019)|
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