Total number of units = 14

8 core units

6 elective units, consisting of:

at least 3 units from the Laboratory group below

up to 3 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course these units must be relevant to the work outcome

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units

add topic CHCCOM005

Communicate and work effectively in health or community services

add topic CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

add topic HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

add topic HLTPAT006

Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens

add topic HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

add topic BSBCUS201

Deliver a service to customers

add topic BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

add topic BSBWOR204

Use business technology

Elective units


add topic MSL922001A

Record and present data

add topic MSL933001A

Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose

add topic MSL933002A

Contribute to the achievement of quality objectives

add topic MSL933004A

Perform calibration checks on equipment and assist with its maintenance

add topic MSL953001A

Receive and prepare samples for testing

add topic MSL973001A

Perform basic tests

add topic MSL973002A

Prepare working solutions

add topic MSL973003A

Prepare culture media

add topic MSL973004A

Perform aseptic techniques

add topic MSL973007A

Perform microscopic examination

add topic MSL974006A

Perform biological procedures

Other electives

add topic HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

add topic BSBITU301

Create and use databases

add topic BSBITU304

Produce spreadsheets

add topic TLIF3091A

Apply awareness of dangerous goods and hazardous materials requirements