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HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection

Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging career in health? Not bothered by the sight of blood? Do you find the pathology industry exciting? Then this course is designed for you. This qualification is the starting point to kick start your career in the exciting world of pathology. Learning will include providing excellent client care, responding appropriately to clients in a healthcare environment and developing your communication skills. Beginning on our prosthetic training arms, we will guide, support and supervise you as you progress to taking blood and non-blood samples.

Is this course face to face or distance?

Flexible delivery with some online content together with face to face sessions to develop practical skills .  You will need access to a computer with internet connection to complete your qualification. All units are delivered face-to-face with access to online content to study at home and with plenty of clinical practice.

How long does the course take to complete

Students have up to 12 months to complete their studies. However, if a student attends 100% of sessions and successfully completes all assessments as per the course schedule it is possible to complete training and assessment after 26 sessions and have a certificate issued within 30 days after that date. How long it takes to complete this course depends on the individual’s commitment to their studies.

Work placement

There is a mandatory requirement of 35 hours of work placement  which Adept Training can guarantee in a licenced collection centre located 2 minutes walk from the college. This is scheduled as part of your course and is included in the 26 session in the course timetable.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities include:

  • Pathology Collector
  • Phlebotomist

Entry requirements

This course requires you to have a good understanding of written, verbal and spoken English and maths (known 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
  • Proof of Residency (Birth Certificate, Passport, Green Medicare Card or Citizenship Certificate)
  • Language, literacy and numeracy assessment

Smart and Skilled funding is available for eligible students. (This training is subsidised by the NSW Government)

Upcoming courses

Start Date Day Face to Face Sessions and Times Included in 26 Sessions
22nd June 2024 Every Saturday and Sunday 26 Sessions from 9.00am to 3.30pm
  • Theory lessons
  • Practical skills including live collections
  • Assessments – written, case studies, projects and observations
  • 35 hours of mandatory work placement in a collection centre in Harris Park
26th June 2024 Every Wednesday and Thursday 26 Sessions from 9.00am to 3.30pm
  • Theory lessons
  • Practical skills including live collections
  • Assessments – written, case studies, projects and observations
  • 35 hours of mandatory work placement in a collection centre in Harris Park
8th July 2024 Every Monday and Tuesday 26 Sessions from 9.00am to 3.30pm
  • Theory lessons
  • Practical skills including live collections
  • Assessments – written, case studies, projects and observations
  • 35 hours of mandatory work placement in a collection centre in Harris Park

Course Code:

HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection

Types of Learning:

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. Students have up to 12 months to complete their studies.

Pre-requisite:

To enrol in this qualification students need to successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and have the right to study in Australia.

Cost:

$5,500

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