Certificate III in Laboratory Skills
TAFE Queensland Brisbane
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|South Bank (Brisbane)||Yes||Full-time internal, Part-time Block or Day Release||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Laboratory Operations Training Package. It covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a limited range of laboratory operations and is the entry level qualification required for laboratory personnel across all industry sectors. Laboratory technicians perform straightforward laboratory work. They follow set procedures and recipes, and apply well developed technical skills and basic scientific knowledge. They generally work inside a laboratory but may also perform technical tasks in the field or within production plants. They may perform a range of laboratory maintenance and office tasks. Instrument operators perform straightforward technical tasks to prepare and test samples using relevant procedures, Australian Standards and readily available advice. These tasks generally require close attention to detail and to the accuracy and precision of measurements. They may require the use of manual or semi-automated techniques.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Communicate with other people; Plan and conduct laboratory/field work; Record and present data; Contribute to the achievement of quality objectives; Participate in laboratory/field workplace safety. Plus electives.
About TAFE Queensland BrisbaneTAFE Queensland Brisbane is where over 40,000 local and international students get their world-class education and training each year.
Practical, hands-on classes combined with state-of-the-art facilities and purpose-built learning areas make it a standout amongst training providers. Many of its facilities are acknowledged by industry as being amongst the best in Australia.
Provider CRICOS: 03020E RTO code: 0275
Certificate IIICourse code: MSL30116
South Bank (Brisbane)
- Full-time internal = 16 weeks
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 2 years
13 units: 6 core; 7 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Laboratory workers assist scientists, engineers, technical officers and other laboratory staff by collecting and preparing samples, carrying out experiments, making measurements with scientific equipment, recording results and presenting them for critical analysis.