Study Pathology Collection

Do you have an interest in health sciences? Studying a Certificate III in Pathology Collection will ensure you have the hands on skills needed to obtain employment in the expanding health industry at a Pathology collection centre.

Course Overview


The Certificate III in Pathology Collection provides students with the qualifications, theoretical skills, practical knowledge and experience to work as a Pathology Specimen Collector, Pathology Collector or Pathology Assistant within the private pathology sector, medical clinics and hospital settings.

During this course you will be trained in areas including phlebotomy (blood collection), infection control, ECG, first aid and medical terminology. You will learn how to perform venous and capillary blood collections, collect specimens other than blood and collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing.

You will also be able to execute your newly acquired skills in operational clinical skills laboratories, allowing you the opportunity to refine your skills so you feel confident entering the workforce.


Course Duration

5 – 12 months

Intake Dates

January, April, June, July, August, September, November 


Melbourne Only


From $7,000.00

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome


Potential Career Pathways:

  • Pathology Specimen Collector
  • Pathology Collector
  • Pathology Assistant
  • Pathology Laboratory Technical Assistant

Higher Education Opportunities:

  • Bachelor of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Health and Wellbeing 
  • Bachelor of Medicine

Common Course Requirements:


  • Sufficient verbal & written English language skills
  • Personal health examination
  • National Police check
  • Working with children check
  • Passed year 11 or the overseas equivalent
  • Sufficient verbal & written English language skills
  • IELTS score no less than 5.5 (Academic)


Education Pathways

Note: It is never recommended to undertake study for the sole purpose of trying to gain a visa to Australia.
Graduate Visa - Pathway To Aus

Graduate Visa

The Graduate Visa (Subclass 485) allows recent university or certain vocational graduates to remain in Australia and work after their studies have finished.

Get in Touch

Contact Information

Phone 0755 265 900
Skype: pathwaytoaus


Gold Coast Office
2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215

UK Office
Call us 02039 483 865

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Study Pathology Collection was last modified: September 23rd, 2020 by Nick Yock