Certificate III in Pathology Collection

Program Description

This qualification reflects the role of pathology collectors for example private pathology sector, hospitals and doctor’s / Medical clinics. If you would like to work in pathology as a specimen collector (phlebotomist) this course will teach you how to take blood samples, various swabs and electrocardiograms for patients requiring pathology tests. You will learn infection control, first aid, WHS principles, how to prepare samples for testing, as well as communication and customer service skills. The course includes performing live bleeds in class and out in the industry, giving you real life experience.
Our teachers are all qualified pathology collectors with current industry experience. We have strong, long-standing relationships with a number of pathology organisations to provide you with the opportunity to consolidate your skills and gain real work experience.


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Program Structure

Possible Job Outcomes

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