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Diploma of Laboratory Technology, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
Adelaide, Australia
The Diploma of Laboratory Technology course covers the skills and knowledge required to apply a range of laboratory technologies to conduct scientific-technical tests and sampling in most industry sectors.
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Employment Outcomes

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include technical officers, laboratory technicians, analysts and similar personnel.

Qualifications and  Skills Covered

This qualification provides skills in communication, processing and interpreting data, application software, analysing data, quality systems and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 9 core units and 12 elective units.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Analyse data and report results
  • Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes
  • Communicate with other people
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose
  • Plan and conduct laboratory/field work
  • Process and interpret data
  • Provide information to customers
  • Use laboratory application software

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 098103E
  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15816 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23732 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    15816 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23732 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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