Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include technical officers, laboratory technicians, analysts and similar personnel.
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
This qualification provides technical skills relevant to diagnostic and testing laboratories including microbiology, histology, molecular biology, tissue culture, microscopy, chemistry, calibrating instruments, recording and analysing data. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 10 elective units.
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.
of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
* 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings