Study Laboratory Techniques

Are you looking to enhance your laboratory skills? A Certificate IV or a Diploma of Laboratory Techniques will broaden your scientific knowledge and tailor to your needs. With many industry specific electives to choose from including use of laboratory application software, performing biological procedures, or environmentally sustainable work practices

Course Overview

The Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques and the Diploma of Laboratory Techniques, provide students with the qualifications, theoretical skills, practical knowledge and experience to work as a Laboratory assistant or technician in medical, environmental, industrial, food, educational or commercial laboratories.

During these practical courses you will be trained in all aspects of laboratory operations, including occupational health and safety (OHS), analytical instrumentation, laboratory management systems, chemistry, microscopy and biological techniques. You will develop the practical skills and knowledge to collect and prepare samples, carry out experiments, and present results for critical analysis.

Upon graduation you will have gained the knowledge and extensive practical experience to confidently start your career as a laboratory technical assistant, technician, or instrument operator in a range of relevant fields including Pathology, manufacturing, environmental testing, mining and biotechnology.


Course Duration

1 – 2 years

Intake Dates

February, July




From $12,000.00

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome


Potential Career Pathways:

  • Technical Assistant (Mineral Assay)
  • Technical Assistant (Manufacturing Testing)
  • Technical Assistant (Environmental Testing)
  • Technical Assistant (Construction Material Testing)
  • 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

  • Passed year 11 or the overseas equivalent
  • Sufficient verbal & written English language skills
  • IELTS score no less than 5.5 (Academic)

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 Laboratory Techniques was last modified: September 23rd, 2020 by Nick Yock