Course Title: Use laboratory application software

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5388 Diploma of Laboratory Technology

Course Title: Use laboratory application software

Portfolio: Vocational Education

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

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2021,
Term2 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 use and apply computer software for analysing and reporting in the laboratory, field and/or production plants.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL924004 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

Assessment may include

knowledge tests

observation of skills


folio of completed work