HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection

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Course description

The Certificate III in Pathology Collection (HLT37215) is a hands-on qualification that prepares you for work in a pathology unit or testing centre. Over 6 months you will learn how to collect blood and other pathology samples — then prepare, record and despatch for testing. Choose electives from electrocardiography (ECG), first aid, recognising healthy body systems, drug and abuse testing.

Enquire now for the list of study units and electives, plus your eligibility for government funded training.

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
Pathology Collector$1,050 weekly pay
Phlebotomist$1,050 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection. 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 HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection 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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These course providers offer the HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection:

TAFE Queensland
On Campus
Adept Training
On Campus