Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

Course Code MSL40116
Campus Werribee - Research Close
Duration 1040 hours

This Certificate IV qualification is co-delivered with the Certificate IV in Food Science and Technology FDF40311 and targets those working in technical and management roles within the food industry. It covers product development, food safety and quality, food production and distribution, environmental factors and functions, and the management and review of workplace systems

MSL40116 - Core Units
MSL934002 - Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes
MSL913001 - Communicate with other people
MSMENV272 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSL943002 - Participate in laboratory or field workplace safety
MSL913002 - Plan and conduct laboratory/field work
MSL924001 - Process and interpret data

MSL40116 - Elective Units
MSL904001 - Perform standard calibrations
MSL915001 - Provide information to customers
MSL933004 - Perform calibration checks on equipment and assist with its maintenance
MSL935004 - Maintain instruments and equipment
MSL973003 - Prepare culture media
MSL973004 - Perform aseptic techniques
MSL974001 - Prepare, standardise and use solutions
MSL974004 - Perform food tests
MSL974005 - Perform physical tests
MSL974006 - Perform biological procedures
MSL974007 - Undertake environmental field-based monitoring

Enrollment will require a successful selection interview which will include a Pre-Training Review and an online Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) language, literacy and numeracy assessment.

After successful completion of this course you may wish to pursue further training and complete the Diploma of Laboratory Technology

This course will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career as a laboratory technician, quality control officer.

Students are required to attend all scheduled classes - online and on campus. On-campus classes are conducted four times a year, and consist of one week residential (5 day) blocks - generally in March, April, June and August.
This program does not provide, or include, industry placement

Type Cost
Full Fees $884.00
Concession $176.80
Fee for Service Fee $1,456.00
Material Fee Fees maybe applicable contact 1300 GOTAFE (468 233)

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Werribee - Research Close