Agriculture & Science

Laboratory Technology

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Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

Duration Up to 6 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeMSL30109
TAFE SA CodeMSE
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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awGilles Plains640317Apply Now Workplace PT 
wx TAFE SA can recognise the skills (RPL) you already have. If you are working in the industry and have skills that can be recognised, TAFE SA will provide any additional training needed to gain a qualification.
ax Students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to undertake a reading, writing and numeracy assessment before enrolling.
The duration of a workplace course is determined by the study plan.
Read more about training in the workplace for existing workers.

Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.

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: Laboratory 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 III in Laboratory Skills (MSL30109)
Learn how to work effectively in a laboratory. This course covers performing basic laboratory analysis, maintaining equipment, calibrating test equipment, processing and recording data, communication and teamwork. 6 core units plus 7 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.

Fees

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.