Our laboratory techniques course provides you with the essential skills and knowledge to start your career in science. After completing this course, you can work as a technical officer or laboratory technician in a range of science-based industries.
If you like to experiment, then you will get plenty of hands-on experience in our laboratories. You will acquire technical skills and scientific knowledge in microscopy, chemistry, microbiology, histology and environmental testing. In highly practical classes, you will use modern laboratory equipment as you undertake a wide range of analytical testing experiments.
These skills and knowledge will prepare you to work in a range of laboratory environments or you can use this course as your pathway into further studies in science.
22 Nov 2019 at 01:00PM AEST
Full time: 1 year (classes take place on weekdays)
Mode of delivery is face-to-face. Classes take place on weekdays (Monday - Thursday)
Contact hours are typically 22 hours per week. An additional 22 hours per week of personal study time is typical.
After successful completion, you may wish to apply for employment opportunities as a laboratory technician or technical officer in a science-based industry.
International students must have completed an Australian Year 10 or international equivalent with a pass.
PLEASE NOTE: Box Hill Institute only accept enrolments from international students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.
A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic). A minimum TOEFL score of 530 for paper examination; 179 for computer based and 71 for internet based, or approved equivalent.
For other accepted tests, please visit the English Language Requirements page.
Successful completion will enable you to apply for the final year of the Diploma of Laboratory Technology or apply for entry into one of the science degrees offered at Box Hill Institute or another education provider.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Annual Fee|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$1,280.00|
|Retain Course Items***||$100.00|
Completion of 15 units (including 5 core and 10 elective units).
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