Why choose this course?
Take your science skills to the next level with this qualification. If you want to work in laboratories in a range of exciting fields, this course provides you with the essential technical skills and techniques to use industry standard equipment, laboratory application software and the methodology to communicate findings to customers.
This course teaches how to analyse, process and interpret data, report results and apply quality system and continuous improvement processes. You will be able to transfer your skills across a diverse range of industries such chemical, medical and pathological, mining, biological and environmental fields.
- Instrument Operator
- Laboratory Assistant
- Laboratory Supervisor
- Laboratory Technician
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Completion of MSL40118 Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques is required for entry into this course.
Please refer to the Non-Tuition Fees section of your Letter of Offer for any additional requirements where a cost may be incurred.
There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).
For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.
How to apply
Apply to study at TAFE in six steps:
- find a course;
- check entry requirements;
- submit an application;
- accept your offer and pay;
- apply for your student visa; and
- receive your visa and come to Australia for your studies.
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.