|How to Apply||Please Enquire|
|AQF Level||Level 4: Certificate IV|
There are no entry requirements for this course.
Students undertaking this course are required to be working in a laboratory to satisfy practical components of their course. Applicants are encouraged to contact the teaching team prior to applying for this course to ensure they meet the work requirements. Enquiries can be sent to VET-Science-Centre@cqu.edu.au.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Standard Course Structure
To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 17 units, consisting of:
6 core units and 11 elective units including a minimum of 5 elective units from Group A.
|MSL913001||Communicate with people|
|MSL913002||Plan and conduct laboratory/field work|
|MSL924001||Process and interpret data|
|MSL934002||Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes|
|MSL943002||Participate in laboratory/field workplace safety|
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
Elective Units - Group A
|MSL904001||Perform standard calibrations|
|MSL914001||Prepare practical science classes and demonstrations|
|MSL924002||Use laboratory application software|
|MSL934003||Maintain and control stocks|
|MSL944001||Maintain laboratory or field workplace safety|
|MSL954001||Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan|
Elective Units - Group B
|MSL933001||Maintain laboratory field workplace fit for purpose|
|MSL933002||Contribute to the achievement of quality objectives|
|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 C
|MSL925001||Analyse data and report results|
|MSL935003||Authorise the issue of test results|
2018 Study Sequence
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
2018 Mixed Mode
There are eleven course intakes for 2018, available monthly from February to December.
Duration and dates
18 months full-time or 2 years 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 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|
|MSL30116||Certificate III in Laboratory Skills||No|
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