This course may be fee free, or available at a reduced cost.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with Day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
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 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.
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:
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Academy
Large, fully equipped science laboratory
Open Learning Centre
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