Qualification details

HLT37415 - Certificate III in Pathology Assistance (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 08/Dec/2015
(View details for release 1) Replaced06/Aug/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes HLT32612 - Certificate III in PathologyThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Split of HLT32612. Change to packaging rules. Significant change to core units 05/Aug/2015


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBCUS201 - Deliver a service to customersDeliver a service to customers Core
BSBITU301 - Create and use databasesCreate and use databases Elective
BSBITU304 - Produce spreadsheetsProduce spreadsheets Elective
BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyInterpret and apply medical terminology appropriately Core
BSBWOR204 - Use business technologyUse business technology Core
CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community servicesCommunicate and work in health or community services Core
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse peopleWork with diverse people Core
HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systemsRecognise healthy body systems Elective
HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresComply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures Core
HLTPAT006 - Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimensReceive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 311299 Medical Technicians Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0199 Other Natural And Physical Sciences 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Biomedical Laboratory Assistant,Specimen collection officer,Specimen reception assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 311299 Medical Technicians Nec 02/Nov/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0199 Other Natural And Physical Sciences 02/Nov/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 06/Aug/2015 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0.

Units of competency updated (see mapping at www.cshisc.com.au).

Equivalent outcome.

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Split of HLT32612. Change to packaging rules.

Significant change to core units

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of pathology assistants and specimen reception staff in laboratories. Workers in this role follow known routines and procedures, taking responsibility for their own work under general supervision.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 14

  • 8 core units
  • 6 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 3 units from the Laboratory group below
  • up to 3 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units 

CHCCOM005

Communicate and work effectively in health or community services

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTPAT006

Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

BSBCUS201

Deliver a service to customers

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

Elective units 

Laboratory  

MSL922001A

Record and present data

MSL933001A

Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose

MSL933002A

Contribute to the achievement of quality objectives

MSL933004A

Perform calibration checks on equipment and assist with its maintenance

MSL953001A

Receive and prepare samples for testing

MSL973001A

Perform basic tests

MSL973002A

Prepare working solutions

MSL973003A

Prepare culture media

MSL973004A

Perform aseptic techniques

MSL973007A

Perform microscopic examination

MSL974006A

Perform biological procedures

Other electives 

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

BSBITU301

Create and use databases

BSBITU304

Produce spreadsheets

TLIF3091A

Apply awareness of dangerous goods and hazardous materials requirements

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705

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