Course Title: Monitor the quality of test results and data

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5388 Diploma of Laboratory Technology

Course Title: Monitor the quality of test results and data

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2020,
Term2 2021


City Campus


535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2022,
Term2 2023

Course Contact: Rauha Quazi

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4277

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge to analyse a series of test results and data to detect potential or actual non-conformances, assess their significance and recommend preventative or corrective actions. The unit assumes personnel will have access to workplace quality assurance procedures based on Australian and/or international standards. This unit of competency does not cover the adaptation or development of test methods or procedures.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MSL924003  Process and interpret data

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL935007 Monitor the quality of test results and data


1. Verify accuracy of data and technical records

2. Assess the quality of data/results

3. Identify potential causes for unacceptable results

4. Report findings to relevant personnel

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include


data records

observation of skills

knowledge tests