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HOW TO ENROL IN THE COURSE

If you are interested in enrolling in this course or would just


like some information about this course and how it can help
your career please call us.
We encourage students to come to our office in Geelong to
enrol in this course. You may need to bring in identification or
other paperwork, so please call to make an appointment and
ensure everything is organised.
To organise an appointment, further information or
enrolment assistance please call:
Geelong
(03) 5248 6055
61 Leather Street
Breakwater, Victoria 3219

PATHOLOGY IS A HEALTH RELATED DISCIPLINE


THAT IS INTERESTING AND SPECIALISED.

Certificate III in Pathology


HLT32612

COULD THIS BE THE CAREER FOR YOU?


The Certificate III in Pathology provides: an
accredited training program Certificate III level
for people wishing to pursue a career in the
Pathology Collection industry.

Training and skill development in areas including


Communication, OH&S, phlebotomy etc.
Competency involves the application of knowledge with depth
in some areas and a broad range of skills
A range of tasks and roles in a variety of contexts, with some
complexity in extent and choice of actions required
Competencies normally used within routines and procedures
where discretion and judgment is required in selection of
equipment, work organization, services, actions and
achieving within time constraints

PART-TIME
HEALTHCARE TRAINING AUSTRALIA
F.A.C.T.S. GEELONG CAMPUS
TOID: 20912

Geelong On-campus course

61 Leather Street
Breakwater Geelong VIC 3219
PH: (03) 5248 6055
FX: (03) 5248 6022
E: contact@factsgeelong.com.au
For a full range of courses go to www.factsgeelong.com.au
Healthcare Training Australia (F.A.C.T.S. Geelong) is part of the
National Skills Group, a group of companies and registered training
organisations which deliver a range of industry specific training
solutions in Healthcare, Pharmacy, Retail, Hospitality, Business and
Transport & Logistics.

Healthcare Training Australia (F.A.C.T.S. Geelong) is a nationally


recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) which
specialises in providing accredited training and education for
students wishing to enter and pursue careers in various streams
of health, beauty and business.
Some of our courses are: Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/ Division
2 Nursing), Certificates III and IV in Aged Care, Certificate III in
Childrens Services, Certificate III in Dental Assisting, Certificates
III in Pathology, Certificate II in Animal Studies and more.

CERTIFICATE III IN PATHOLOGY


HLT32612
This course is the entry requirement for anyone who wants to
work as a pathology collector in pathology clinics, hospitals,
community specimen collection and laboratories.
In this course you will gain the knowledge and expertise to
collect a variety of pathology specimens and conducting ECGs.
You will also learn about infection control, Level 2 First Aid,
medical terminology and other important workplace skills.
On-Campus Courses
Classes are held one day a week usually from 9 am to 2 pm for
16 weeks. You will also be required to attend a first aid course
during this period, it will be held at varying times within these 16
weeks. Please call for details of our next class.
Course Duration
Students would normally expect to complete this course within
4-5 months.

COURSE UNITS

FUNDING AND FEES

This is a guide only to the units that may be offered.

BSBFLM303C

Contribute to effective workplace relationships


(C)

BSBCUS301B

Deliver and monitor a service to customers (C)

HLTHIR301C

Communicate and work effectively in health (C)

HLTWHS300A

Contribute to WHS processes

HLTIN301C

Comply with infection control policies and


procedures

BSBMED301B

Interpret and apply medical terminology


appropriately

HLTFA311A

Apply first Aid

MSL953001A

Receive and prepare samples for testing

HLTPAT305D

Operate efficiently within a pathology and


specimen collection environment

MSL973002A

Prepare working solutions

Entry Requirements
All participants must be able to speak, read and write English
clearly and perform tasks as required by the practical needs of
the course.

HLTPAT306D

Perform blood collection

HLTPAT308D

Identify and respond to clinical risks associated


with pathology specimen collection

HLTPAT304D

Collect pathology specimens other than blood

There are no other requirements or prerequisites for this course.

HLTPAT317C

Operate effectively within a pathology testing


environment

Course Start
The course will commence at varying times throughout the year,
please call for the next course start date.

HLTPAT407C

Perform electrocardiography (ECG)

HLTHIR404D

Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres


Strait Islander people

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

HLTHIR403C

Work effectively with culturally diverse clients


and co-workers

This training can be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth


Government funding.

(C) = Credit given to Division 1 and 2 nurses.

FUNDING
The Victorian Government, under the Victorian Training
Guarantee, provides some funding for this course if you meet
the eligibility criteria.
To be eligible:
1.

Students need to be an Australian citizen or


permanent resident or a New Zealand Citizen and

2.

If over 20, the course the student undertakes must


be a higher qualification than any that they have
successfully completed before and

3.

Students cannot do more than two funded courses


per year.

This is a guide only; please call for more information so we


can properly assess your eligibility. There are some exceptions
to points 2 & 3.
FEES
Please see the Fee Table on our website for the fees for this
course. www.hta.edu.au
Concession fees are available for this course, if you are eligible
for government funding.