Agriculture & Science

Laboratory Technology

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Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

Duration Up to 24 months Part Time
National CodeMSL40109
TAFE SA CodeMSF
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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Gilles Plains740306Apply Now Workplace PT 
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Course Admission Requirements

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

    Course Notes & Special Requirements

    • 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.
    • Students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

    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 Technical 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 IV in Laboratory Techniques (MSL40109)
    This course provides you with broad based training in all aspects of laboratory operations, including work health and safety (WHS), analytical instrumentation, computing, chemistry, microscopy and biological techniques. 6 core units plus 11 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.

    Credit Transfer

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

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    Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

    UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
    University of AdelaideBachelor of Health Sciences726Details

    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.