HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection

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HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection

WELCOME to the Certificate III in Pathology Collection! Not bothered by the sight of blood? Do you find the pathology industry exciting? Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging career in health? Then this course is designed for you! The certificate III in Pathology Collection is the starting point to kick start your career in the exciting world of pathology.
You will learn to provide excellent client care, respond appropriately to clients in a healthcare environment and develop your communication skills. Students have up to 12 months to complete their studies. Beginning on our prosthetic training arms, we will guide, support and supervise you as you progress to taking blood and non-blood samples.
Flexible delivery with self paced learning available. Some units are undertaken via distance mode so you can do the work in your own time at your own pace.  You will need access to a computer with internet connection to complete your qualification. The other units are delivered face-to-face with plenty of clinical practice. 

Career opportunities include;

  • Pathology Collector
  • Phlebotomist 


To achieve this qualification, students need to demonstrate the workplace assessment requirements for the unit: Perform venous blood collections, which includes 35 hours of pathology work and a minimum of 25 venepunctures.  

For further information regarding this qualification please follow this link to the training.gov.au site HLT37215

Entry Requirements

This course requires you to have a good understanding of written, verbal and spoken English and maths (knows as language, literacy and numeracy 'LLN').  All students who enrol in a course are required to undertake Adept Training's LLN assessment. While not a prerequisite, we strongly recommend all students be immunised for Hepatitis A and B before enrolling in the course.

Please note all students are required to provide the following on enrolment: 

  • Completed enrolment form
  • USI Number 
  • Photo ID
  • Language, literacy and numeracy assessment
  • Emergency contact


Course fee: $2,995. For a downloadable copy of our course brochure please click here.

Nationally Recognised Training

Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start Date Classes Units Code Location Cost
Fri 29th Sep 2017 at 9:00AM 12 classes 14 units PCHP1317 Sydney $2,995.00 Apply
Sat 7th Oct 2017 at 9:00AM 11 classes 14 units PCHP1417 Sydney $2,995.00 Apply

BSBCUS201Deliver a service to customers
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBWOR204Use business technology
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
HLTCAR001Perform electrocardiography (ECG)
HLTCAR002Perform holter monitoring
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTPAT001Identify and respond to clinical risks in pathology collection
HLTPAT002Perform venous blood collections
HLTPAT004Collect pathology specimens other than blood
HLTPAT006Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety

Tue 24th Oct 2017 at 6:00PM 24 classes 14 units PCHP1517 Sydney $2,995.00 Apply