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Laboratory Skills - Certificate III (MSL30109-01V03)
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Career area: Manufacturing 
Study area: OTHER NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES 
National code: MSL30109  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Full Time  18 Weeks 1-Feb-2017  Tue, Wed 
Features: Traineeships, TVET 
Description: This course is for people who work or want to work as laboratory assistants or laboratory attendants in the food, chemical, manufacturing, construction materials, biological/environmental or pathology industry sectors. You will acquire skills associated with the operation of a laboratory and associated technical tasks such as sampling and testing. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit for this qualification may include units contained within relevant skill sets. 
Learning pathways: Further training pathways from this qualification include MSL40109 Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques or MSA40108 Certificate IV in Manufacturing Technology (Laboratory Operations Stream). 
Career opportunities: Laboratory assistant or laboratory attendant. 
Support for students: TAFE Illawarra has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children�s centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE Illawarra can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Wollongong
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Offering name: Cert III Laboratory Skills S&S Master 
Offering code: 17WLG-014 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Location: Wollongong Campus Room L.1.28 Tuesday 9:30 to 15:30 and Wednesday 09:30 to 15:30 
Hours per week: 10 
Starting from: 1 February 2017 
Times: 9:30am to 3:30pm
About: You will learn the basic foundations and content to develop the skills and knowledge used in the Laboratory Services industry to efficiently produce quality work.
You will also learn about safe work practices and about the context of the Laboratory Services industry.
This qualification consists of six core units and seven electives

‘This training is subsidised by the NSW Government’

Your learning commitment for this qualification is 390 hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills

This is a Certificate III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.

This is a full time course with an expectation that off campus study and assignments are to be completed
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Application next steps: Thanks for your application! A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,680
Second qualification $3,220
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $7,730
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Date: Commencing Tuesday 7th February

Time: 09:30 Location: Wollongong Campus Room L.1.28 Resources required: Wear covered shoes and bring writing materials

The candidate will be required only to purchase notebooks for creation of a personal journal. This may be used as an aid when doing formative assessments.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123