HLT37415 Certificate III in Pathology Assistance

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Course description

Get the skills you need to work in a pathology lab with the Certificate III in Pathology Assistance (HLT37415). This nationally recognised training qualification will teach you how to receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens as well as prepare culture media and perform basic tests. Graduate job-ready for laboratory and field work.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Medical Laboratory Technician$1,150 weekly pay
Pathology Assistant$1,150 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the HLT37415 Certificate III in Pathology Assistance. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the HLT37415 Certificate III in Pathology Assistance such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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This course provider offers the HLT37415 Certificate III in Pathology Assistance:

TAFE Queensland
On Campus