Agriculture & Science

Laboratory Technology

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Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement

Duration Up to 6 months Part Time
National CodeMSL20109
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileLaboratory and Science Technician (Laboratory Workers)Laboratory and Science Technician (Laboratory Workers)
FacultiesPrimary Industries and Science
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Campus/Delivery SATAC
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Gilles Plains540318Apply Now On & Off CampusPTDay Only

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

    Course Notes & Special Requirements

    • If there are more applicants than available places, TAFE SA will make offers based on date of application.

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Job role titles may include: Sampler and Tester; Production Personnel; Plant Operator; Production Operator; Field Assistant.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement (MSL20109)
    This course will provide you with introductory technical skills and basic scientific knowledge for a career in a laboratory environment. Learn how to perform the essential functions of collecting, handling and transporting samples, and develop basic testing and laboratory skills. 4 core units plus 4 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

    To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.