Laboratory Science

2 courses

Pathology courses

In the field of pathology, you'll explore the fascinating world of disease and diagnosis. This involves analysing various aspects of diseases, incl...

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  • Certificate III Pathology Collection


    Challenge yourself with a rewarding career in pathology when you gain the skills to work as a phlebotomist or pathology collector. Work with specialised equipment, provide support to your patients as you take samples for pathology tests and play a vital role in the health care system.

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  • Certificate III Pathology Assistance


    Set yourself up to play an important role in the growing health and community services industry. Build essential skills to work in pathology labs, GP clinics and medical centres, as a pathology assistant, specimen reception staff member or biomedical laboratory assistant.

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Pathology course information

It’s easy to balance work and study with a TAFE NSW laboratory science course.

  • Face-to-face courses at TAFE NSW are immersive and interactive, and you can choose between full-ti...
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Who is a pathology course good for?

If you’re seeking a career in the health or community services sector, have a sense of curiosity and wish to combine it with your passion for science, you can play a significant role in making a vital impact...

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Pathology career paths

From junior positions through to senior roles, there are plenty of opportunities available in this important industry. Here are some of the most sought-after jobs in the field of pathology:

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

How do I enrol?

At TAFE NSW you can apply or enrol to do a course.

If your course has no entry requirements, you can enrol directly. If there are entry requirements, you will need to apply to be accepted for a position in the course.

  1. Go to the TAFE NSW website to view the course you are interested in
  2. Check if there are any entry requirements, as you may be asked to supply additional information
  3. Select a course location to progress your enrolment
  4. Follow the prompts to complete
  5. You will receive an email confirming your enrolment or application status

If you need further assistance with your enrolment, contact TAFE NSW Student Services on 131 601 between 8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday.

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