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Certificate IV in Labotary Techniques
Certificate IV in Labotary Techniques

Certificate IV in Labotary Techniques

  • ID:HI610010
  • Level:Certificate IV
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$500.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$16,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • Application Fee:$500.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$16,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Satisfactory completion of Year 12 level studies or the overseas equivalent, with passes in all subjects.

Recognition of prior learning: You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.

English Requirements

English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic). with no individual bandscore less than 5.5 and identifying possible causes.

Course Information

The Certificate IV In Laboratory Techniques provides you with training in all aspects of laboratory operations, including occupational health and safety (OHS), analytical instrumentation, laboratory management systems, chemistry, microscopy and biological techniques.

Learn from our experienced teaching staff, who all hold postgraduate qualifications across a variety of science disciplines.

The course is delivered in Holmesglen's specialised pathology and biotechnology education facility, where an emphasis is placed on practical training.

Our instrumentation is reflective of what you will use in industry, and will prepare you to confidently start your career in a laboratory.

Holmesglen graduates are well regarded in the industry and are employed in the pathology, food, environmental, education and research industries.

CRICOS 098113C

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Course structure


  • Process and interpret data

  • Prepare, standardise and use solutions

  • Relate anatomical and physiological features to laboratory samples

  • Maintain and calibrate instruments and equipment

  • Perform tissue and cell culture techniques

  • Perform biological procedures

  • Maintain laboratory or field workplace safety

  • Perform chemical tests and procedures

  • Perform aseptic techniques

  • Receive and prepare samples for testing

  • Prepare practical science classes and demonstrations

  • Perform microscopic examination

  • Perform histological procedures

  • Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes

  • Use laboratory application software

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Pathways to further study:

  • Diploma of Laboratory Technology

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Laboratory assistant or technician in medical, environmental, industrial, food, educational or commercial laboratories.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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