Course Title: Perform haematological tests

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5362 Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing)

Course Title: Perform haematological tests

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 130

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science


Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the ability to determine levels, function, activity and interactions of cellular and plasma components of blood using tests and procedures identified with the discipline of laboratory haematology. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pr-requisite: MSL973007 Perform microscopic examination

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL975002 Perform haematological tests


1 Process samples and associated request details

2 Perform tests

3 Maintain a safe environment

4 Maintain laboratory records

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

written tests

practical skills tests

laboratory documentation assessment

laboratory logbook

research assignment