Course Title: Perform immunohaematological tests

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5283 Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing)

Course Title: Perform immunohaematological tests

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Amberlee Mitton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8053

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the ability of technical personnel to perform routine tests and procedures that are part of the requirements of pre- and post-blood transfusion practice. The unit also covers tests and procedures that are indicated in laboratory investigations in obstetric and perinatal medicine, in suspected haemolysis and haemolytic episodes and in other clinical circumstances.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

The following 3 competencies are all pre -requisites for this course

MSL974006A Perform biological procedures

MSL973007A Perform microscopic examination

MSL973004A Perform aseptic techniques

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL975006A Perform immunohaematological tests


1. Process samples and associated request forms

2. Perform tests

3. Maintain a safe environment

4. Maintain laboratory records

5.Issue blood and blood products

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Asessment may include the following:

Written Tests

Practical reports



Reports on site visits