The Diploma of Laboratory Technology is designed for students wanting to broaden their skills and knowledge of laboratory science.
You’ll learn a range of lab techniques that will enable you to contribute to wider scientific discovery. You’ll encounter and can specialise in many industries including, but not limited to: construction materials, pathology, forensics, environmental monitoring, minerals, food and wine.Upon graduation, with your honed practical skills, you could work as support staff to scientists in research and education.
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Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 75% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
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1 Year/s (Students are generally required to complete the Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques prior to commencement of the Diploma of Laboratory Technology. Combined duration of this approved course sequence is 2 years.)
Hawthorn (March, August) - View application and start dates
A$17980 (annual for 2020)*
The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.
This is a nationally approved vocational course that is recognised throughout Australia.