Pathology Collection

Certificate III

National Code: HLT37215

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About the course

Course Number: HLT37215-01V01

Do you love science and have an inquisitive nature? Are you detail-driven and analytical? Our Certificate III in Pathology Collection could be the ideal course for you. In this course, you will learn how to perform venous blood collections, collect other pathology specimens, interpret and apply medical terminology, and many other fundamental skills. On completion of this course, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge required to successfully fulfil the responsibilities of a pathology collector under general supervision.

Studying the Certificate III in Pathology Collection through North Coast TAFE ensures that you will receive high levels of support throughout the entire course, while also enjoying flexible study options. As a component of the course, you will undertake 35 hours of work placement. This will give you valuable experience in the practical aspects of a pathology collector's role. Undertaking this course through North Coast TAFE will also give you access to the Shared Health Research and Education Campus, where you will learn in a supportive environment alongside student doctors and other allied health professionals studying with the University of NSW and the University of Newcastle.

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