Course Title: Perform haematological tests

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5388 Diploma of Laboratory Technology

Course Title: Perform haematological tests

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 130

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

Term2 2020,
Term1 2021


City Campus


535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022

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 determine levels, function, activity and interactions of cellular and plasma components of blood using tests and procedures identified with the discipline of laboratory haematology.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MSL973019  Perform microscopic examination

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL975036 Perform haematological tests


1. Process samples and associated request details

2. Perform tests

3. Maintain laboratory records

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include

observation of laboratory skills

knowledge tests


case studies