Certificate III in Pathology Collection
Course Code: HLT37215 | CRICOS Code: 103326K

Faculty

Community Services

Delivery Mode

Blended and In house Simulations

Duration

39 Weeks

Course Description

COURSE CODE : HLT37215 | CRICOS CODE : 103326Knrt logo pathology course

This qualification reflects the role of pathology collectors. Workers in this role follow known routines and procedures, taking responsibility for their own work under general supervision. They combine communication, customer service and technical skills, and use discretion and judgment to adapt and transfer their skills to different situations.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 35 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

MODE OF STUDY

Blended / In house Simulations

COURSE DELIVERY LOCATION

Melbourne Campus
Level 5 & 9, 341-345 Queen Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000

Sydney Campus
Level 1, 37 Parramatta Road,
Forest Lodge NSW 2037

Course Fee/Duration

FEE

Course Duration: 39 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $7,000 (includes Workshop training , Materials & Administration Fee)

Note: Fees are subject to changes

COURSE DURATION

This course is delivered in a structured classroom environment which includes the ACFE purpose built workshop and computer laboratory.

The program will be delivered over 39 weeks (holiday inclusive, and 2 days (7 hours each) per week Online learning) and 1 day (6 hours – self-paced structured e-learning).

The simulation training is for review of the learning activities, practicing communication, work based skills, management skills and to undertake other assessments e.g. project(s), presentation etc.

You will find the hands-on practical simulation training interesting and beneficial, so that you are able to perform tasks efficiently and effectively in an actual workplace which will build your confidence and competence.

Intake Dates

INTAKE DATES
January, April, July, October

Melbourne
2022 
24/1/22 
7/3/22 
18/4/22 
23/5/22 
11/7/22 
15/8/22 
Sydney
2022 
24/1/22 
7/3/22 
18/4/22 
23/5/22 
11/7/22 
15/8/22 
Entry Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • 18 years or older upon application
  • All applicants are required to have successfully completed an LLN test and demonstrate competence for all indicators to enrol for this qualification

Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Units Of Competency

UNIT OF COMPETENCY

This qualification requires the successful completion of 14 units of competency which consists of 9 core units and 5 elective units, consisting of: at least 2 units from the electives listed 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 – 9
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTPAT001Identify and respond to clinical risks in pathology collection
HLTPAT002Perform venous blood collections
HLTPAT004Collect pathology specimens other than blood
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
BSBCUS201Deliver a service to customers
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
Elective Units – 5
HLTAAP001Recognize healthy body systems
HLTAID011Provide first aid
HLTHPS001Take clinical measurements
CHCCCS027Visit client residence
HLTPAT006Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens
Qualification Pathways

QUALIFICATION PATHWAYS

After successfully completing Certificate III in Pathology Collection, students may apply for the:

Note: While Signet may not offer all the qualifications indicated within the pathway, we identify relevant progression that may be attained. Check our website for your eligibility for the courses offered at Signet.

Career Pathways

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Employment opportunities resulting from the completion of this course may include following job roles:

  • Pathology Collector
  • Pathology Specimen Collector
  • Specialist Specimen Collectors
  • Pathology Assistant
  • Pathology Laboratory Technical Assistant

* Completion of an Signet qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome

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