CRICOS 090550B . HLT37215

CERTIFICATE III

Pathology Collection

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.

DURATION

Full Time – 32 Weeks

MODE OF STUDY
On Campus

ASSESSMENTS INCLUDE
A COMBINATION OF:

Questioning
Skills Assessment
Industry Work Placement
Scenario
Report
Project
Roleplay

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition, if what they have learned at work, from other programs, courses,from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations.

For further information see the RPL brochure.

Domestic Students

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Certificate III level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

Successful completion of Year 10 or the equivalent level of study or mature aged entry

Successful completion of Language, Literacy and NumeracyIndicator Test

Applicants must also be aged 18 or above

Moderate level of computer literacy required

Additional Requirements prior to work placement

National Police Check

Working with Children Check

Immunisation status before commencing work placement

International Students

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Certificate III level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

Successful completion of Year 11 or the equivalent level of study

Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent


Candidates originating from student visa assessmentlevels 1 and 2 without the required IELTS score can undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test. For moreinformation on student visa assessment levels, referto Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) website (http://www.border.gov.au)

Moderate level of computer literacy required

Applicants must also be aged 18 or above

Record of vaccinations (from home country)

Police clearance certificate (from home country)

Additional Requirements prior to work placement

National Police Check

Working with Children Check

Immunisation status before commencing work placement

Further study pathways

After achieving HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course:

HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

Employment Opportunities

The following employment opportunities are available to students who complete this qualification:

Pathology collector

Core Units

CHCCOM005 

Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001

 Work with diverse people

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTPAT001 

Identify and respond to clinical risksin pathology collection

HLTPAT002 

Perform venous blood collections

HLTPAT004 

Collect pathology specimens other thanblood

HLTWHS001

 Participate in workplace health and safety

BSBCUS201

Deliver a service to customers

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Elective Units

HLTPAT003 

Perform capillary collection

HLTAID003 

Provide First Aid

HLTCAR001 

Perform electrocardiology (ECG)

HLTPAT006

 Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens

HLTAAP001 

Recognise healthy body systems