Diploma of Laboratory Technology

Duration (incl. holidays) 104 weeks
Teaching Duration72 weeks
Semester(s)
(2 Semesters is 1 academic year)
4
CRICOS Code073399A
National CodeMSL50109
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 Locations for Course Delivery

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 CampusApplication Study Mode Approx.Contact Hours per Week Commences
 Gilles Plains Apply Now On Campus20February 

    Course Admission Requirements (for International Applications)

    • General IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in listening, speaking and reading, and 5.5 in writing or equivalent and Satisfactory completion of Year 12 or overseas equivalent

    Work Placement Duration:  240 hours

    How to Apply

    International Course - application process

    If you are applying from onshore, generally, you will need to apply for an international course to TAFE South Australia at least two months before you want to start your studies in Australia. If you are applying from offshore it is highly recommended that you apply at least four months in advance.

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    Enquire online or apply now.

    Note: You must be an International resident to apply for this course. For Australian residents please visit TAFE SA 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

    You will only receive a joint offer for TAFE SA and University if you apply for a Packaged University Program. If the University course that you have selected is not part of a Packaged University Offers, you will need to apply separately to the University for your selected degree program.

    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

    Credit Gained
    UniversityUniversity CoursePointsTime Equiv.Details
    Flinders UniversityBachelor of Science18 points 6 months Details
     Bachelor of Medical Science18 points 6 months Details

    Fees

    These course fees are for international students only.

    Tuition FeesIncidental Fees
    Semester 1AUD $6750-
    Semester 2AUD $6750-
    Semester 3AUD $6750-
    Semester 4AUD $6750-
    Fee TotalsAUD $27000-
    Total Course CostAUD $27000

    Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    Overseas Health Cover

    All overseas students are required to have Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Health Cover.

    Additional Services

    TAFE SA International offers an optional Arrival & Pick up and/or Accommodation Service. For further details please contact us.

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