Certificate III in Laboratory Skills

National ID: MSL30118
State ID: BDV6
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Private
LTT Group Pty Ltd

The MSL30118 Certificate III in Laboratory Skills equips students with practical skills in planning and conducting laboratory fieldwork, recording and presenting data, performing basic tests and standard calibrations, maintaining a laboratory and more. The course focuses on safety and aims to prepare students for entry level lab jobs

What types of labs are there, who works in them and what do they do?

Laboratory operations (sometimes written as LabOps) is a diverse field with plenty of opportunities for career advancement.

Lab workers are employed in industries as diverse as aeronautics, construction, mining, manufacturing, paper, health, pathology and pharmaceuticals, transportation, professional, scientific and technical services, education and training, environmental, water, wine and food testing. Anytime a product is produced, a lab is usually involved!

Example careers

Medical laboratory technicians perform chemical analyses of body fluids and tissues.

Geological technicians (geotechnicians / geoscience technicians) analyse the chemical constituents of rock, water and soil samples.

Metallurgical technicians work with ore samples to support mineral and metal processing and research.

Non-destructive testing (NDT) technicians use an assortment of analytic techniques to evaluate the performance of materials and systems without damaging them.

Agricultural / food science technical officers are involved in the production and quality control of food products.

Materials technicians, including construction materials testers, test the properties and performance of materials used in all sorts of products.

Available funding: Traineeship

Delivery location: Workplace location

Course description

The MSL30118 Certificate III in Laboratory Skills equips students with practical skills in planning and conducting laboratory fieldwork, recording and presenting data, performing basic tests and standard calibrations, maintaining a laboratory and more. The course focuses on safety and aims to prepare students for entry level lab jobs

What types of labs are there, who works in them and what do they do?

Laboratory operations (sometimes written as LabOps) is a diverse field with plenty of opportunities for career advancement.

Lab workers are employed in industries as diverse as aeronautics, construction, mining, manufacturing, paper, health, pathology and pharmaceuticals, transportation, professional, scientific and technical services, education and training, environmental, water, wine and food testing. Anytime a product is produced, a lab is usually involved!

Example careers

Medical laboratory technicians perform chemical analyses of body fluids and tissues.

Geological technicians (geotechnicians / geoscience technicians) analyse the chemical constituents of rock, water and soil samples.

Metallurgical technicians work with ore samples to support mineral and metal processing and research.

Non-destructive testing (NDT) technicians use an assortment of analytic techniques to evaluate the performance of materials and systems without damaging them.

Agricultural / food science technical officers are involved in the production and quality control of food products.

Materials technicians, including construction materials testers, test the properties and performance of materials used in all sorts of products.

Available funding: Traineeship

Delivery location: Workplace location

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