Certificate III in Pathology Collection


Course details

CRICOS course code: 095314G

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


The Certificate III in Pathology Collection will give you the knowledge and skills to work as a pathology collector in the private pathology sector, medical clinics and hospital settings.

The course is delivered in Holmesglen's specialised pathology and biotechnology education facility, where an emphasis is placed on practical training. You will practise your newly acquired skills in our fully operational clinical skills laboratory, giving you the opportunities to refine your skills so you feel confident entering the workforce.

You will be trained in areas including phlebotomy (blood collection), infection control, ECG, first aid, customer service, work organisation and medical terminology.

Course structure

Classes are typically scheduled over 3 days with an average of 21 hours per week (indicative only; timetables are subject to change).


Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

Career opportunities

  • pathology collector
  • pathology assistant
  • specimen collector
  • pathology team leader

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
7,800 Per Year Feb 2023 5 months
Full time
Moorabbin Campus
488 South Road
Melbourne Victoria 3189

Entry criteria

  • Good passes in all subjects at Year 12/ Matriculation or the overseas equivalent
  • English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual band score less than 5.5.


Chadstone Campus
Corner Batesford and Warrigal Roads
Melbourne Victoria 3148
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