Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

Bendigo TAFE

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.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education; Prerequisite units may apply to some electives.

Structure:

13 units: 6 core; 7 elective

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.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 01218G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bendigo No info No Full time 1 year
Bendigo No info No 2 years
Bendigo No info No Part time 2 years
Charleston Road No info No Full time 1 year
Charleston Road No info No Part time 2 years
As a technical and further education provider, Bendigo TAFE is governed by a number of regulatory bodies and frameworks and is responsible to the Minister for Education and Training, reporting through Skills Victoria within the Victorian Government Department of Education, Employment and Training.

Through a network of four campuses, Bendigo TAFE deliver over 100 vocational courses to over 9,000 students every year. The course content is designed to deliver practical, hands-on and industry relevant skills that help get students into the workforce faster, upgrade existing skills or prepare students for further study pathways.

Bendigo TAFE is an integral part of the community and is very proud of the education, training and assessment.

Provider CRICOS: 01218G

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