Course Title: Use laboratory application software

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5363 Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Biotechnology)

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


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 use and apply computer software in the laboratory, field and/or production plants for analysis and reporting.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This unit of competency has no prerequisite(s).

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL924002 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

Skills tests
In class activities
participation in discussion boards