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National code: HLT37215

Certificate III in Pathology Collection at Blacktown

Class details

Schedule Pace and number of hours.

Full Time

Delivery Method of course delivery.

Combination

Duration

Course duration Total time required to complete a course.

7 months

Start date First day of attendance online or on campus.

Next intake

End date Final day of attendance online or on campus.

Time Commitment

Class and study time The average amount of time each week you’ll spend in class attendance and participation, directed study, and any required work placements. You may also need to do additional hours of self-directed study.

20 hours per week

Fee details

Full fee This is the non-subsidised fee for the course. Payment plans may be available.

$8,110

This course may be fee free, or available at a reduced cost.

Proposed Timetable What time classes run

This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

Additional Information Other things to know

Assessments

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.

  • Knowledge assessments: short answer, extended response, research tasks, multiple choice questions

  • Skills assessments: projects, case studies

  • Practical skills assessments: demonstrations under observation

  • Simulated workplace projects: scenario-based problem solving

Work placement

Work placement provides you with opportunities to respond to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.

  • During your course you will undertake a mandatory 35 hours of work placement with a suitable industry employer.

  • Depending on your mode of study, TAFE NSW will either arrange your work placement for you or support you to find one.

Materials needed

To complete this course, the following materials are required:

  • You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

    • Students are required to pay $50 for work placement T-shirt

Additional requirements

To make sure this delivery option is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

  • To be enrolled in this course offering, you need to be able to meet the following work placement requirements:

    • Work placement will only be available for students with all required vaccinations as per NSW health requirements, and all course work complete to a satisfactory standard.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Pathology Collection qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 14 Units of competency, including 9 core and 5 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Identify and respond to clinical risks in pathology collection HLTPAT001

  • Perform venous blood collections HLTPAT002

  • Collect pathology specimens other than blood HLTPAT004

  • Deliver a service to customers BSBCUS201

Course Delivery Combination Study

Learn through a combination of classroom based, online and/or workplace activity. For example, you may participate in scheduled classroom activity, have an element of self-directed learning with online content, and/or receive supervised training while on the job, doing work experience, or on placement.

Classroom activity will be scheduled, but online learning can provide more flexibility. Teacher support will be provided for all study. Access to a computer with an internet connection is required.

Blacktown

TAFE NSW Blacktown is located in Greater Western Sydney, just a ten minute walk from Blacktown station and the centrally located shopping centre of the Blacktown CBD. Delivering courses and services to more than 7,000 students throughout the culturally diverse surrounding area, TAFE NSW Blacktown is committed to educating and empowering students to meet the needs and expectations of the ever-changing community.

Campus Address

Main Street Blacktown 2148

Parking on campus grounds is available.

Refer to your local bus timetables, visit transportnsw.info

Blacktown Station is 900 metres from campus.

Facilities

TAFE NSW campuses work closely with the community and industry to ensure you have access to the industry standard technologies, equipment and facilities.

  • Australian Graduate Management Consortium study location

  • Computer lab with dedicated networking and hardware rooms

  • Fitness centre

  • Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Academy

  • Large, fully equipped science laboratory

  • Open Learning Centre

Student Support

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  • Mon 7 AM - 9 PM
  • Tue 7 AM - 9 PM
  • Wed 7 AM - 9 PM
  • Thu 7 AM - 9 PM
  • Fri 7 AM - 9 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed