Course Title: Perform immunohaematological tests

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5362 Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing)

Course Title: Perform immunohaematological tests

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science


Term2 2017,
Term2 2018,
Term2 2019

Course Contact: Amber 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


MSL974006 Perform biological procedures

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL975006 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

written tests

in-class exercises

industry visit report

poster presentation

Portfolio of laboratory logbook & worksheets