Agriculture & Science

Laboratory Technology

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Diploma of Laboratory Technology

Duration Up to 21 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeMSL50109
TAFE SA CodeMSG
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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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.
bx Students wishing to access WorkReady funding or VET Fee Help 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.
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Course Admission Requirements

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

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 Technician

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

Diploma of Laboratory Technology (MSL50109)
This course covers the skills and knowledge required to apply a range of laboratory technologies to conduct scientific-technical tests and sampling in most industry sectors. 9 core units plus 12 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.

Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

Diploma of Laboratory Technology

UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
Flinders UniversityBachelor of Science10818YesDetails
Bachelor of Medical Science10818Details
University of AdelaideBachelor of Health Sciences7212Details

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.