Course Title: Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5282 Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Biotechnology)

Course Title: Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes

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

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

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4309

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the exercise of good laboratory practice and effective participation in quality improvement teams. Personnel are required to ensure the quality and integrity of their own work and detect non-conformances and work with others to suggest improvements in productivity and quality.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Completion of 1st year courses

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL934002A Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes


2. Analyse opportunities for corrective and/or optimisation action

3. Recommend corrective and/or optimisation actions

4. Participate in the implementation of recommended action(s)

5. Participate in the development of continuous improvement strategies

 1. Satisfy quality system requirements in daily work

Learning Outcomes

Outlined in the competencies

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course may include assignments and project work