Certificate III in Pathology Collection

North Metropolitan TAFE, TAFE WA

This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It reflects the role of pathology collectors. Workers in this role follow known routines and procedures, taking responsibility for their own work under general supervision. They combine communication, customer service and technical skills, and use discretion and judgment to adapt and transfer their skills to different situations.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

14 units: 9 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures; Identify and respond to clinical risks in pathology collection; Perform venous blood collections; Collect pathology specimens other than blood; Participate in workplace health and safety; plus more. Electives: Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens; Perform capillary blood collections; Measure spirometry; Perform holter monitoring; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00020G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mount Lawley No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Mount Lawley No info Yes Part time 1 year
In April 2016, West Coast Institute and Central Institute of Technology formed North Metropolitan TAFE.

International students apply through TAFE International Western Australia.

Provider CRICOS: 00020G

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