The HLT37215 - Certificate III in Pathology Collection qualification is designed for the role of pathology collectors who undertake personal visits to collect specimens from patients at home, or from patients in institutions such as aged care facilities. They must follow known routines and procedures, and take responsibility for their own work under general supervision. They combine communication, customer service and technical skills, and use discretion and judgment to adapt and transfer their skills to different situations. They are taught factual, technical and procedural knowledge of the concepts and practices required.
The total tuition cost for domestic students for the HLT37215 - Certificate III in Pathology Collection is:
|New South Wales||AUD $3,500|
|Western Australia||AUD $3,500|
Full fee Students : Online Theory with on-campus simulation training and Professional experience placement.
Students currently working in the industry : Online Theory with on-campus simulation training and Professional experience.
Students must meet additional requirements for Professional placement Experience Placements as required such as a clear police check, working with children check & immunisations.
Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do unstructured learning as assigned.
The simulation training is for review of the learning activities, practicing communication, work-based skills, management skills and to undertake other assessments e.g.: group presentation/individual presentation.
Face to face delivery mode is available in a full-time and part-time delivery.
Full Time* : 2 days/ week classes with simulation training and Professional experience placement.
Part Time* : 1 day/ week classes with simulation training and Professional experience placement.
*Please call your respective campus location about details on full time and part delivery.
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|BSBCUS201||Deliver a service to customers|
|HLTPAT001||Identify and respond to clinical risks in pathology collection|
|HLTPAT002||Perform venous blood collections|
|HLTPAT004||Collect pathology specimens other than blood|
|HLTPAT006||Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens|
|HLTCAR001||Perform electrocardiography (ECG)|
|CHCCCS027||Visit client residence|
IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its 'Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses' to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.
• Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above
• In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an LLN test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 3 for all indicators to enroll for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).
It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.
You will need to provide documented evidence of serology results including hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and immunisation status within 6 weeks of course commencement. Students will be completing live bleeds during the course, in the classroom this means that students take blood from another student and have blood taken from them. Students will be responsible for any costs associated with meeting these entry requirements.
Assessment strategies are implemented for collecting evidence and making judgements about whether competency has been achieved by the learner.
The assessments confirm whether an individual can perform to the standards expected in the workplace, as expressed in the relevant endorsed unit of competency.
Students will be assessed in both a formative and summative way. These assessment methods and strategies are consistent with the Training Package Assessment Guidelines.
Assessment tools used include :
This course may offer pathways to higher level qualifications within and/or across the Health care sector. Please visit our Pathway Planner for more information about different pathway options. Successfully completing this course will enable you to work in the following roles :
• Pathology Assistant (Laboratory Aide)
• Pathology Collector (visiting)
• Pathology Specimen Collector