Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Biological and Environmental Testing)

 
Qualification:
Diploma   NRT
Course no:
MSL50116-02V01-GR
National code:
MSL50116
Start date:
Mon 17 Jul 2017
 –   Ultimo
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  • Laboratory Technology course details

    Course description and aims

    This qualification is a specialisation that covers the skills and knowledge required to apply a range of laboratory technologies to conduct checmical and forensic analysis.

    Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include technical officers, laboratory technicians, analysts and similar personnel.

    Technical officers conduct a wide range of sampling and testing that requires the application of broad scientific-technical knowledge and skills, with substantial depth in some areas. Although technical officers generally work in a laboratory, they often work closely with personnel in other teams within a section of the workplace.

    They may liaise with suppliers to troubleshoot product non-conformance at the direction of laboratory supervisors or managers. They gather information on non-conformance and events that may lead to the modification of workplace procedures. They may also demonstrate methods to others and train them to collect samples and conduct basic tests reliably.

    The work of technical officers involves frequent peak periods and interruptions. They:
    - work according to established procedures in a structured environment
    - collect and prepare samples and communicate sample requirements to other personnel
    - conduct a wide range of routine and specialised tests where atypical samples may be involved and the instrumentation used has a wide range of operating variables
    - contribute to the modification of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and enterprise methods when necessary
    - define and solve problems where alternatives are not obvious and where investigations and trials may be required and the implications of various solutions considered
    - work under the direction and supervision of senior technical staff, laboratory or quality managers, or scientific/medical professionals
    generally work as part of a team and may have a role in the planning of schedules and monitoring of resources in their work area.

    Other Requirements

    No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Course outcomes and careers

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    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification

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    Ultimo
    Full Time
    Course type:
    Biological and Environmental Testing
    Course start:
    Mon 17 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    52 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    VET Student Loan
    Attendance:
    20 Hours per week
    Code:
    MSL50116-02V01-GR-17ULT-004
    View details
    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday, 21 June 2017, from 10:00am at Ultimo College, Harris Street, Building F, Level 7, Room F7.25.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class a week over 4 days. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday to Thursday, 9:30am to 4:30pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

    The loan cap for this course is $10,000. This means the maximum amount you can borrow for each unit of study is $2,000, and you will need to directly pay the remaining $432 for each Unit of Study.

    Find out more about VET Student Loans at http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassist/vet%20student%20loans/pages/vet%20student%20loans

    Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

    The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

    Find out about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

    You will need to purchase a laboratory coat ($20-25), safety goggles ($10-$15) and a scientific calculator ($20-$25), permanent marker ($2) and need to wear fully covered, low heeled shoes.

    READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

    Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    Units of Study

    CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensusAmount
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Laboratory Technology 2017/07/172017/10/272017/08/07$2432.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Laboratory Technology 2017/10/232018/02/022017/12/04$2432.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Laboratory Technology 2018/02/052018/05/112018/03/05$2432.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Laboratory Technology 2018/05/142018/08/242018/06/04$2432.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Laboratory Technology 2018/08/202018/11/302018/10/02$2432.00

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    MSL925001-GRADEDAnalyse data and report results80
    MSL934002Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes80
    MSL975009-GRADEDApply routine chromatographic techniques120
    MSL975020-GRADEDApply routine spectrometric techniques150
    MSL913001Communicate with other people40
    MSMENV472Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices40
    MSL944001Maintain laboratory or field workplace safety50
    MSL973004Perform aseptic techniques40
    MSL974006-GRADEDPerform biological procedures130
    MSL974003-GRADEDPerform chemical tests and procedures100
    MSL973008Perform histological procedures40
    MSL975017-GRADEDPerform laboratory-based ecological techniques60
    MSL975001-GRADEDPerform microbiological tests140
    MSL973007Perform microscopic examination40
    MSL975014-GRADEDPerform molecular biology tests and procedures150
    MSL913002Plan and conduct laboratory/field work40
    MSL974001-GRADEDPrepare, standardise and use solutions100
    MSL924001-GRADEDProcess and interpret data70
    MSL915001Provide information to customers30
    MSL974007Undertake environmental field-based monitoring80
    MSL924002Use laboratory application software60
    Course type:
    Biological and Environmental Testing
    Course start:
    Mon 17 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    52 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled, VET Student Loan
    Attendance:
    20 Hours per week
    Indicative course cost:
    $5750
    Code:
    MSL50116-02V01-GR-17ULT-003
    View details
    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday, 21 June 2017, from 10:00am at Ultimo College, Harris Street, Building F, Level 7, Room F7.25.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class a week over 4 days. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday to Thursday, 9:30am to 4:30pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

    Find out more about VET Student Loans at http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassist/vet%20student%20loans/pages/vet%20student%20loans

    Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

    The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

    Find out about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

    You will need to purchase a laboratory coat ($20-25), safety goggles ($10-$15) and a scientific calculator ($20-$25), permanent marker ($2) and need to wear fully covered, low heeled shoes.

    Units of Study

    CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensusAmount
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Laboratory Technology 2017/07/172017/10/272017/08/07$1150.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Laboratory Technology 2017/10/232018/02/022017/12/04$1150.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Laboratory Technology 2018/02/052018/05/112018/03/05$1150.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Laboratory Technology 2018/05/142018/08/242018/06/04$1150.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Laboratory Technology 2018/08/202018/11/302018/10/02$1150.00

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    MSL925001-GRADEDAnalyse data and report results80
    MSL934002Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes80
    MSL975009-GRADEDApply routine chromatographic techniques120
    MSL975020-GRADEDApply routine spectrometric techniques150
    MSL913001Communicate with other people40
    MSMENV472Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices40
    MSL944001Maintain laboratory or field workplace safety50
    MSL973004Perform aseptic techniques40
    MSL974006-GRADEDPerform biological procedures130
    MSL974003-GRADEDPerform chemical tests and procedures100
    MSL973008Perform histological procedures40
    MSL975017-GRADEDPerform laboratory-based ecological techniques60
    MSL975001-GRADEDPerform microbiological tests140
    MSL973007Perform microscopic examination40
    MSL975014-GRADEDPerform molecular biology tests and procedures150
    MSL913002Plan and conduct laboratory/field work40
    MSL974001-GRADEDPrepare, standardise and use solutions100
    MSL924001-GRADEDProcess and interpret data70
    MSL915001Provide information to customers30
    MSL974007Undertake environmental field-based monitoring80
    MSL924002Use laboratory application software60

     

     

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