HLT37215 – Certificate III in Pathology Collection

Introduction

The healthcare industry relies on the support of pathology collectors in order to test and respond to individual health concerns.

The Certificate III in Pathology Collection is a professional accreditation that focuses on the factual, technical, and procedural knowledge of the concepts required to undertake personal visits to collect specimens from patients at home or at institutions.

Because this work requires discretion and judgement, our approach to teaching will prepare you to confidently communicate and provide customer service and technical skills. Your learning will blend theoretical with relevant practical knowledge so that you’re ready to enter the healthcare industry.

Course Start Dates

Melbourne (Heidelberg)

Online (Blended) Delivery

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Sydney (Parramatta)

Online (Blended) Delivery

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Melbourne CBD

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Perth (SGT)

Blended Delivery

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Course Details

HLT37215 – Certificate III in Pathology Collection

You could be eligible for
RPL or CT ?RPL : Recognition of Prior Learning
CT : Credit Transfer

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Duration  : 40 weeks full time
AQF Level :3
Course Delivery : On campus and Blended
Campuses : Melbourne, Sydney, Perth
Organisation delivering the program :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
Organisation issuing certification :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
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Funding

“This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding”

Certificate III in Pathology Collection
  • 40 weeks full time
  • On campus (Melbourne, Sydney, Perth) and Blended
  • Available to domestic and international students
Unit code Unit Name
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
BSBCUS201 Deliver a service to customers
HLTPAT001 Identify and respond to clinical risks in pathology collection
HLTPAT002 Perform venous blood collections
HLTPAT004 Collect pathology specimens other than blood
HLTPAT006 Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens
HLTCAR001 Perform electrocardiography (ECG)
CHCCCS027 Visit client residence

With the Certificate III in Pathology Collection in hand, you’ll be able to work professionally as a:

  • Pathology Assistant (Laboratory Aide)
  • Pathology Collector (Visiting)
  • Pathology Specimen Collector

“This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding”

The total tuition cost for domestic students for the HLT37215 – Certificate III in Pathology Collection is:

State Fees Funding
Victoria AUD $3,500 Government subsidised: $0
Concession: $0
Western Australia AUD $3,500 Government subsidised: $1271.70
Concession: $376.80
New South Wales AUD $3,500 No State Funding Available

*The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees

To know more about the IHNA Fees & Charges, click here.

Melbourne (CBD) Campus
Level 5 & 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia
Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus
597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg Heights, VIC – 3081, Australia
Perth Campus
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia

MODE OF DELIVERY

FACE TO FACE ON-CAMPUS:

Students are required to attend 20 contact hours per week physically at the campus and professional experience placements.

BLENDED

20 contact hours will be delivered through synchronised online learning which includes on- campus simulation based training and Professional experience placement.

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do approximate 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.

The delivery mode is subject to your eligibility to access state funding requirements and other conditions, please contact our admissions consultants to know more.

There are no pre-requisites or other training package entry requirements for this course.

You are, however, required to meet the admission criteria in order to meet industry requirements. This includes that you have:

  • 18 years of age and above
  • Documented evidence of serology results including Hepatitis B and C within 6 weeks of course commencement
  • Basic computer skills
  • Successfully complete an ACSF test and can work at Level 3 for all indicators (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission)

Our approach is to collect evidence on whether the student can perform to the standards of the workplace. This is based on the relevant unit of competency, and you’ll find these tools being used:

  • Theory Assessments (TA)
  • Knowledge Based Assessments (KBA)
  • Simulation Based Assessments (SBA)
  • Professional Experience Placement (PEP)

With RPL we assess your competency based on formal, non-formal, informal learning or direct work experience based on the required skills of the course.

We use CT where you’ve completed units of study at another TAFE College or Registered Training Organisation that meet the requirements of another course. We grant credit according to the Certification, Issuing, and Recognition of Qualifications and Statements of Attainment. Assessing a CT is free.

If you’re eligible for RPL or CT you may be able to complete the course in a shorter duration with reduction to total course fees. Check your eligibility with us.

  1. Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Apply Now” on the top right corner of the course page.
  2. Interview: Once you’ve met IHNA’s eligibility criteria you will be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant
  3. Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you will be offered a place for the course as per the availability of each intake.
  4. Enrolment Fee: After signing the offer acceptance an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: We will issue a conformation of admission once the enrolment fee has been received.

Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.

Acknowledgement

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We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.