|How to Apply||Please Enquire|
|AQF Level||Level 3: Certificate III|
There are no entry requirements for this course.
Students undertaking this course are required to be working in a laboratory, or must undertake a compulsory, on-campus two week practical block at CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea to satisfy practical components of their course.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Standard Course Structure
To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 13 units, consisting of:
6 core units and 7 elective units including a minimum of 4 elective units from Group A.
|MSL913001||Communicate with people|
|MSL913002||Plan and conduct laboratory/field work|
|MSL922001||Record and Present data|
|MSL933002||Contribute to the achievement of quality objectives|
|MSL943002||Participate in laboratory/field workplace safety|
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
Elective Units - Group A
|MSL933001||Maintain laboratory field workplace fit for purpose|
|MSL933004||Perform calibration checks on equipment and assist with its maintenance|
|MSL953001||Receive and prepare samples for testing|
|MSL973001||Perform basic tests|
Elective Units - Group B
|MSL912001||Work within a laboratory or field workplace (induction)|
|MSL924001||Process and interpret data|
|MSL934003||Maintain and control stocks|
|MSL952001||Collect routine site samples|
|MSL952002||Handle and transport samples or equipment|
|MSL954001||Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan|
Enrol into two units at a time, as per the following order:
The order for elective units are to be advised by the teacher.
Course Assessment Information
There are six course intakes, available monthly from February to July.
Duration and dates
12 months part-time
This course is available to study via Mixed Mode, with teaching support available through email and telephone. Students will require self-motivation and must have 4 – 6 hours per week available for study. Students are required to be working in a laboratory or must attend practical blocks at CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea campus to complete the practical component of the course. Resources will be emailed to students by teaching staff.
|Course code||Course name||Short Course|
|MSL20116||Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement||No|
|MSL40116||Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques||No|
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Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-student