Learn how to work effectively in a laboratory. The course covers performing basic laboratory analysis, maintaining equipment, calibrating test equipment, processing and recording data, communication and teamwork.
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|AQF Level||Level 3: Certificate III|
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.
Employment outcomes may include laboratory technicians, science technicians, instrument operators and similar personnel.
12 months part-time
Students must complete all Core units.
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL913001||Communicate with other people||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL913002||Plan and conduct laboratory/field work||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL933002||Contribute to the achievement of quality objectives||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL943002||Participate in laboratory/field workplace safety||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL922001||Record and Present data||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|Elective Units - Group A
A minimum of 4 elective units must be selected from Group A units. The remaining 3 can be chosen from Group A or Group B.
|MSL973001||Perform basic tests||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL953001||Receive and prepare samples for testing||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL933004||Perform calibration checks on equipment and assist with its maintenance||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL933001||Maintain laboratory field workplace fit for purpose||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|Elective Units - Group B
The remaining 3 elective units may be selected from Group A or Group B units.
|MSL974001||Prepare, standardise and use solutions.||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL952002||Handle and transport samples or equipment||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL952001||Collect routine site samples||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL934003||Maintain and control stocks||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL924001||Process and interpret data||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL912001||Work within a laboratory or field workplace (induction)||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL934002||Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|MSL954001||Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|1||MSL913001 - Communicate with other people|
|1||MSMENV272 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|2||MSL933002 - Contribute to the achievement of quality objectives|
|2||MSL913002 - Plan and conduct laboratory/field work|
|3||MSL922001 - Record and Present data|
|3||MSL943002 - Participate in laboratory/field workplace safety|
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|MSL954001||Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan|
|MSL974001||Prepare, standardise and use solutions.|
|MSL934002||Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes|
|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|
|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|
You will enrol into 1, 2 or 3 units by March this year in order to complete these by June 2019. If you only enrol in two units then please enrol in either cluster below:
CERT 3 MSL30116:
1. MSL973001 - Perform Basic Tests
1. MSL953001 - Receive and Prepare Samples for Testing
2. MSL913001 - Communicate with Other People
2. MSL922001 - Record and Present Data
You can enrol in up to three units in order to complete the units by June 2019.
All of the units which you have completed or will be completing with the current training package by June 2019, will be credited to the new training MSL30118. The new training package qualification (MSL30118) will be available from July 2019.
Is what I already know taken into account?
Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.
What else might I find useful?
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 https://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life