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MSL30118 - Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Mixed Mode

DURATION

12 - 24 months part-time - 12 - 24 months part-time

AVAILABILITY

Mackay

FULL COURSE COST

$4,199 (2019)

SUBSIDISED COURSE COST

$1,014 (2019)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION COST

$221 (2019)

UNITS/CREDITS

13 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include laboratory technicians, instrument operators and similar personnel.

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a limited range of laboratory operations across all industry sectors and is the entry level required for laboratory personnel across all industry sectors.

This course includes two one-week compulsory on-campus attendance (the CQU Ooralea-Mackay Campus). Please see the More Details tab for further information.

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Mixed Mode
Duration:

12 - 24 months part-time

Core
MSL913004Plan and conduct laboratory/field work
MSMENV272Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSL913003Communicate with other people
MSL933006Contribute to the achievement of quality objectives
MSL943004Participate in laboratory or field workplace safety
MSL922001Record and Present data
Elective Units - Group A
MSL933005Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose
MSL933008Perform calibration checks on equipment and assist with its maintenance
MSL953003Receive and prepare samples for testing
MSL973013Perform basic tests
Elective Units - Group B
MSL934007Maintain and control stocks
MSL912001Work within a laboratory or field workplace (induction)
MSL924003Process and interpret data
MSL934006Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes
MSL974017Prepare, standardise and use solutions
MSL954004Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan
MSL904002Perform standard calibrations
MSL952002Handle and transport samples or equipment
MSL952001Collect routine site samples

Trainee Course Structure

Study Mode: Mixed Mode
Duration:

12 - 24 months part-time

Core Units
MSL913003Communicate with other people
MSMENV272Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSL913004Plan and conduct laboratory/field work
MSL943004Participate in laboratory or field workplace safety
MSL933006Contribute to the achievement of quality objectives
MSL922001Record and Present data
Elective Units - Group A
MSL933005Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose
MSL933008Perform calibration checks on equipment and assist with its maintenance
MSL953003Receive and prepare samples for testing
MSL973013Perform basic tests
Elective Units - Group B
MSL952001Collect routine site samples
MSL924003Process and interpret data
MSL934006Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes
MSL974017Prepare, standardise and use solutions
MSL954004Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan
MSL904002Perform standard calibrations
MSL952002Handle and transport samples or equipment
MSL934007Maintain and control stocks
MSL912001Work within a laboratory or field workplace (induction)

Standard Course Structure

2019 MarchMackay
2019 JulyMackay
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There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

Students are required to have completed the literacy and numeracy assessment pre-enrolment in the form of the Basic Key Skills Builder online literacy and numeracy assessment or to have completed an equal or higher level course.

  1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
  2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
  3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.
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Subsidised full fee$1,014 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee$221 (2019)
Fee for service$4,199 (2019)
Fee for service per unit$323 (2019)
Fee for service (International)$323 (2019)
Fee for service per unit (International)N/A
Subsidised full fee per unit$78 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$17 (2019)
No information available at this time.

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