Advanced technology leading to innovations in laboratory is a key factor for the rapid growth of Australia's science industry, which is growing steadily. Studying MSL30118 Certificate III in Laboratory Skills at Melbourne Polytechnic puts you at the forefront of this dynamic and growing industry. Under the guidance of our industry-experienced teachers, you'll receive a comprehensive grounding in science and technology.Develop skills to equip yourself to continue your studies in the science field
Our MSL30118 Certificate III in Laboratory Skills will teach you a variety of skills, from laboratory procedures to general biological skills and chemistry. Learn to work within a purpose built and fully equipped science laboratory. When you study at Melbourne Polytechnic, you gain extensive practical experience with all aspects of the laboratory working industry ensuring that your knowledge and experience is industry-level and up-to-date.Graduate work-ready for a rewarding career in laboratory technology
Once you complete this course, you might find employment as a technician in science, research and educational facilities. This course gives you the minimum industry qualification to operate at a junior or assistant level and undertaking laboratory technology functions within a scientific environment. Technicians are employed to perform a variety of roles but especially in care and husbandry at a junior level progressing to further into speciality areas. This course is a fabulous bridging course for furthering your studies in science related industries.
Graduates of this course may gain employment in science, research and educational facilities. Technicians are employed to perform a variety of roles usually in a science laboratory at a junior level progressing, with experience and further study.
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.