Skill set details

MSLSS00002 - Point of care testing using capillary blood specimens (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by MSLSS00004 - Point of care testing using capillary blood specimens 19/Dec/2022

ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 28/Apr/2020

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Modification History

New Skill Set. Release 1.


This skill set reflects the skill requirements to collect and analyse capillary blood specimens using a point of care testing (PoCT) device. In the workplace, collecting capillary blood specimens and using a PoCT device are two parts of an integrated work function.

Pathways Information

These units provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the HLT Health and MSL Laboratory Operations Training Packages.

Licensing/Regulatory Information


Skill Set Requirements





Perform capillary blood collections


Process body fluid specimens using a point of care testing device

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals seeking skills in specimen collection and PoCT for capillary specimens only. Individuals may work in the health or laboratory operations sectors.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the HLT Health Training Package and the MSL Laboratory Operations Training Package meet industry requirements for the collection and analysis of capillary blood specimens using a PoCT device.