Diploma of Laboratory Technology

National code: MSL50118 | WA course code: BDV4 | CRICOS code: 099966E

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.

Diploma of Laboratory Technology

About this course

Complete your interest in science by enrolling into the Diploma of Laboratory Technology. This course will provide you with complex skills in laboratory technologies including how to use laboratory application software and the best way to communicate the information to customers.

You will also learn how to analyse, process and interpret data, report results and apply quality system and continuous improvement processes. You will be able to specialise in a diverse range of industries including biomedical, pharmaceuticals, mining, agriculture, petroleum, pathology, environmental, forensics, chemical, cosmetic and food.

After completing this course, you can continue your education at University level.

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Tuition fees

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If tuition fees are increased you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced.

You will be provided with an indicative Schedule of Fees with your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees

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If your course goes for two semesters or more, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your courses. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Career opportunities

  • Instrument Operator
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Laboratory Supervisor
  • Laboratory Technician
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