Diploma of Laboratory Technology

Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC

This qualification is part of the Laboratory Operations Training Package. It covers the skills and knowledge required to apply a range of laboratory technologies to conduct scientific-technical tests and sampling in most industry sectors. It will provide skills to conduct a wide range of sampling and testing that requires the application of broad scientific-technical knowledge and skills, with substantial depth in some areas. While generally work is in a laboratory, it is possible to often work closely with personnel in other teams within a section of the workplace. They may have to liaise with suppliers to troubleshoot product non-conformance at the direction of laboratory supervisors or managers. They gather information on non-conformance and events that may lead to the modification of workplace procedures. They may also demonstrate methods to others and train them to collect samples and conduct basic tests reliably.

Entry Requirements:

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

Structure:

21 units: 9 core; 12 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices; Communicate with other people; Plan and conduct laboratory/field work; Provide information to customers; Process and interpret data; Use laboratory application software; Analyse data and report results; Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes; Maintain laboratory/field workplace safety. Plus electives.

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Nelson
your Home
Box Hill Yes Part time 4 years
Bankstown
Box Hill Part time 4 years
Online
Lilydale
Workplace
City
Box Hill Yes Full time 2 years
Box Hill
Box Hill Full time 2 years
Industry
For more than 90 years, Box Hill Institute has provided collaborative and creative approaches to education and training.

Box Hill Institute's focus is on delivering employment focused courses and work ready graduates that are equipped with the skills required to succeed.

Box Hill Institute is one the largest providers in Victoria with more than 16,000 enrolments each year. The Institute delivers around 720 courses across 523 qualifications - including many delivered internationally and within industry - covering a range of short courses, certificates, diplomas, associate degrees and degrees, graduate certificates and master programs. Pathway options with partner universities are also available.

Box Hill Institute has three campuses located in Victoria which includes Box Hill, Melbourne City and Lilydale.

All campuses are within a few minutes' walk to shops, cafes, restaurants and public transport. Box Hill Central is the local public transport hub and is serviced by regular trains, trams and buses.

International students are an important part of the vibrant, diverse community. Students from more than 50 countries have studied at Box Hill Institute, side by side with local and other international students. Box Hill Institute was awarded International Vocational Training Provider of the Year 2015, the Award reinforcing the Institute's international education provider standing.

Fee help and payment plans are available for eligible students.

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Provider CRICOS: 02411J

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