Certificate III in Pathology Collection

TAFE Queensland Brisbane

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:

Year 10 or equivalent; Proof of successful vaccination against Hepatitis B plus skills in gathering and communicating information equivalent to Senior English

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: Recognise healthy body systems; Perform holter monitoring; Take clinical measurements; Measure spirometry; plus more.

Further information:

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 35 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 03020E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
South Bank (Brisbane) No info Yes Full time 12 weeks
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Provider CRICOS: 03020E

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