Course Title: Plan and conduct laboratory/field work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5388 Diploma of Laboratory Technology

Course Title: Plan and conduct laboratory/field work

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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 2021

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 plan and complete tasks individually or in a team context. The tasks involve established routines and procedures using allocated resources with access to readily available guidelines and advice. Work plans may need to be modified with supervisor agreement to suit changing conditions and priorities.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL913004 Plan and conduct laboratory/field work


1. Plan and organise daily work activities

2. Complete allocated work

3. Identify and resolve work problems

4. Work in a team environment

5. Update knowledge and skills as required

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include

work logbook

written reports

feedback from host employers