Does the idea of testing, investigating and researching get your heart racing? Are you curious, meticulous and methodical? A career in pathology and laboratory testing could be the perfect match for you.
Our classes are taught in our specialised pathology and biotechnology education facility, which is considered to be among the best in Victoria. You will be taught by expert teachers in small class sizes, where the focus is on giving you practical hands on training. Throughout your studies, you will be able to take skills that you have learnt and apply them to real life situations.
Holmesglen is considered the trainer of choice by Melbourne Pathology and St Vincent's Hospital, so as a graduate you can be confident that your skills and knowledge are highly regarded by employers.
A qualification in pathology or laboratory techniques is also a great pathway to other courses in the science field.
If you would like to work in the health sector in a growing field with excellent employment outcomes, this course could be for you. It provides you with the knowledge and skills to seek employment as a pathology collector in the private pathology sector, medical clinics and the hospital setting.You will be trained in areas including phlebotomy (blood collection), infection control, ECG, first aid, customer service, work organisation and medical terminology. This course is delivered [...]
This course provides you with training in all aspects of laboratory operations, including occupational health and safety (OHS), analytical instrumentation, computing, chemistry, microscopy and biological techniques. Learn from our experienced teaching staff, who all hold postgraduate qualifications across a variety of science disciplines. The course is delivered in Holmesglen's specialised pathology and biotechnology education facility, where an emphasis is placed on practical training. Our instrumentation is reflective of what you will use in industry, and [...]
This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to gain employment opportunities as a laboratory technician.The course is delivered at Holmesglen's specialised pathology and biotechnology education facility, where an emphasis is placed on practical training. A project based learning approach will allow you to apply your skills to real world problems. You will benefit from the opportunity of contributing to the International DNA bar-coding project run from our rural learning centre, [...]
This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.During this course, you will complement and expand your scientific studies by gaining the practical skills and knowledge to assist in collecting and preparing samples to carry out, measure and record results associated with the day-to-day operations within a chemical, biological and physical testing laboratory. You will learn skills in maintaining a [...]