If your passion lies in playing a vital role in the health care system, collecting blood and other specimens, then our Certificate III in Pathology Collection course is the ideal choice for you.
We understand how important the world of Pathology is. That’s why we have the best teachers and facilities to guide you in the practice of pathology.
Our nationally accredited Certificate III in Pathology Collection course provides training in areas including phlebotomy, infection control, ECG, work health and safety, customer service, work organisation and medical terminology.
Offered as day classes, and running for 23 weeks (this includes 1-2 weeks placement), the Certificate III in Pathology Collection is the entry-level qualification to work as a Pathology Collector.
You will acquire the essential techniques, skills and knowledge including:
- Sample and blood collection and testing
- Medical terminology
- Basic anatomy and physiology
- Legal and ethical requirements
- Standard operating procedures
Pathology is a wonderful career with many options for advancement and qualified Pathology Collectors are highly sought after in both public and private pathology collection environments.
There’s more good news too! You’ll be studying your pathology course at our Moonee Ponds campus, incorporating state-of-the-art training rooms, equipment and facilities for health as well as nursing, aged care, integrated health and disability areas of study. The campus is perfectly located, close to public transport and shopping precincts.
Our course experts will be more than happy to answer any questions you have.
Before you can start your practical placement, you will need to provide the following compulsory requirements:
• A valid Working with Children Check (Volunteer)
• A satisfactory National Police Check – National Police checks are conducted via fit2work. An account with fit2work will be created using the student’s name and the Kangan Institute issued student email address, once studies in the program have commenced. Further information will be provided once enrolment has been completed.
• An up to date immunisation/vaccination record as per course requirements
Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.
If you are aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible for 80% discount on the tuition fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233).
Normally a Skills First (eligible) student is only entitled to one Free TAFE fee waiver. However, you may be able to enrol in a second Free TAFE course under JobTrainer, even if you have previously used your Free TAFE entitlement.
No ‘two at level in a lifetime’ limit
Even if you’ve studied at a certain level before, you can still be eligible for a second course at the same level with JobTrainer
No upskilling requirement
You may be able to get an exemption if you don’t meet the upskilling requirement.