Course Title: Use laboratory application software

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5283 Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing)

Course Title: Use laboratory application software

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Dinah van Ruyven

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4287

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the ability to use and apply computer application software in the laboratory, field and production plants for analysis and reporting.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this course

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL924002A Use laboratory application software


1. Access application software

2. Use software for specified purposes

3. Produce reports of retrieved data and/or processed data

4. Perform simple record housekeeping

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessments for this course typically consist of:
• Class activities
• Assignments
• Presentations
• Exams