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International Course Info

Course code:

MSL50118PA

Course fee:

A$26,080

Duration

1 Year

OVERVIEW

This qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a range of laboratory technologies to conduct scientific-technical tests in most industry sectors, utilizing specialist technical knowledge.

They conduct a wide range of routine and complex specialized tests where atypical samples may be involved and the instrumentation used has a wide range of operating variables.Workers communicate samples requirements to other personnel and may liaise with suppliers to troubleshoot product non-conformance. They may also demonstrate methods to others and train team members to collect samples and conduct basic tests reliably.

Workers contribute to the modification of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and enterprise methods when necessary, they may also have a role in the planning of schedules and monitoring of resources in their work area.Work is carried out according to established procedures, often under the management of laboratory or quality managers or scientific/medical professionals.

At Granville College this course will be delivered over an accelerated mode of study of 9 months.

No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Pathology Technical Officer
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • INTERNATIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

  • Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or TAFE NSW General English Program
  • STARTING DATES, COURSE FEES AND LOCATIONS

    From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from over 50 campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network, socialise and just chill out.

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    2020

    LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
    Granville Jul , Oct A$26,080
    Ultimo Feb , Jul A$26,080

    2021

    LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
    Granville Feb , Jul A$26,080
    Ultimo Feb , Jul A$26,080

    ADDITIONAL COSTS

    Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.

    SCHOLARSHIPS

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    COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS

    To receive this course students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

    Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

    • Packaging Rules: Total Number of Units =15.
    • 5 core units & 10 elective units, consisting of at least 7 units from the electives lists including at least 5 units coded at 5000 or above and up to 3 units from any endorsed Training Package or accredited course -these unit must be relevant to the work outcome.
    • Any combination of electives that meets the rules above can be selected for the award of the MSL50118 Diploma of Laboratory Technology. Where appropriate electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with an specialization.
    • Core Units
    • MSL924003 Process and Interpret data
    • MSL924004 Use laboratory application software
    • MSL925004 Analyse data and report results
    • MSL934004 Maintain and calibrate instruments and equipment
    • MSL935007 Monitor the quality of test results and data
    • MSL954003 Relate anatomical and physiological features to laboratory samples
    • MSL974021 Perform biological procedures
    • MSL975028 Apply advanced embedding and microtomy skills
    • MSL975029 Perform histological tests
    • MSL975030 Perform immuno haematological tests
    • MSL975033 Perform tissue and cell culture techniques
    • MSL975034 Perform molecular biology tests and procedures
    • MSL975035 Perform microbiological tests
    • MSL975036 Perform haematological tests
    • MSL975037Perform chemical pathology tests

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    STUDY PACKAGES

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    TAFE NSW allows for two or more courses to be packaged together, either to meet the prerequisite requirements for a course or to plan your studies around your career goals. You can submit a single TAFE NSW application form and will be able to apply for one Student Visa for the full duration of the package.


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