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You'll gain a foundation in chemistry, mathematics, biology, scientific communication, computing, biochemistry and occupational health and safety.
You'll develop general laboratory skills such as microscopy, aseptic techniques, chemistry techniques and the use of laboratory instruments.
In chemistry you'll become skilled at preparing solutions that meet strict quality control standards. You'll also learn to use specialised equipment and how to work safely with potentially dangerous chemicals.
You'll do specialised study in the major diagnostic areas relevant to a pathology lab, including: haematology, microbiology, histology, clinical chemistry and quality assurance.
You'll learn how to undertake blood counts, test levels of chemicals in blood, identify bacteria using a microscope and culture methods and prepare thin slices of tissues to examine microscopically. These tests aid in the diagnosis of all disease types.
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Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing)
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