Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

Bendigo TAFE

This qualification is part of the Laboratory Operations Training Package. It covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of laboratory techniques to conduct tests and sampling in a variety of industry sectors. Employment outcomes include technical assistants, technicians, instrument operators and similar personnel. They undertake a wide range of sampling and testing that requires the application of a broad range of technical skills and some scientific knowledge. Although work is conducted generally in a laboratory, they often work closely with other personnel throughout the workplace and with suppliers. They may assist other personnel to solve technical problems and to adjust formulations and production mixes. They may also train them to collect samples and conduct basic tests reliably. The work involves similar tasks within one scientific discipline with occasional peak periods and some interruptions.

Course Fee:

$13,650.00

Entry Requirements:

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

Structure:

17 units: 6 core; 11 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Communicate with other people; Plan and conduct laboratory/field work; Process and interpret data; Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes; Participate in laboratory/field workplace safety. Plus electives.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 01218G

Related Careers:

Laboratory Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Charleston Road No info No Full time 1 year
Charleston Road No info No
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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