This qualification reflects the role of pathology collectors. Workers in this role follow known routines and procedures, taking 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.
PLease note that to achieve this qualification, the student must have completed at least 35 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency for this qualification.
There are no specific licenses that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements in some jurisdictions. Local regulations should be checked for details.
Training programs for this qualification are suitable to be undertaken as part of a formal training contract with an employer under an Australian Traineeship or Apprenticeship arrangement.
The nominal duration of the training program is up to 36 months *, although with recognition of current competency and self-paced learning, it can be completed appreciably sooner.
*Nominal durations may vary through state and territory arrangements. Please refer to the state arrangements for the state or territory for which you intend to participate in your course.