HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection



This qualification is delivered by LTT Group Pty Ltd (RTO 51621) and equips students with practical skills in drawing blood, administering first aid, participating in workplace health and safety, implementing infection control and more.


  • Approximately 12-24 months

Our training is competency based, and qualifications can be completed at a pace that suits the organisation and the individual. Training is delivered on-site in the workplace. Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfer processes are available for eligible students.


Course fees depend on individual eligibility for government support. If you are unsure whether you qualify for a government supported training place, please contact our team on 1300 588 588. Credit transfers may reduce the course fee payable.

For students eligible for government support

This qualification is funded by the Queensland Government for students who meet the eligibility criteria under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program or the User Choice program (for traineeship delivery).

Certificate 3 Guarantee

  • $300 - concession student co-contribution fee

  • $400 - non-concession student co-contribution fee

Co-contribution fees represent the total cost to the student to enrol in, undertake training, and be awarded the qualification. Students will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Certificate 3 Guarantee once they complete a certificate III level vocational qualification.

User Choice

  • $350.72 - concession student co-contribution fee

  • $876.80 - non-concession student co-contribution fee

Fees are calculated based on 548 course nominal hours at a concession rate of $0.64 per nominal hour and non-concession rate of $1.60 per nominal hour.

To be eligible for a concession rate, the student must:

  • Be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person, or

  • Be under the age of 17 at the end of February in the year of training commencement and not have completed year 12, or

  • Hold a health care or pensioner concession card or be the partner or dependent of a health care or pensioner concession card holder; be named on the card; and issue LTT with an official form under Commonwealth law confirming concession entitlements

Fee exemptions apply where:


For students not eligible for government support

  • $4,932 - fee for service student tuition fee

The student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. Our refund policy can be viewed here.


There are 14 total units of competency in this qualification.

9 core units:

  • BSBCUS201 Deliver a service to customers

  • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

  • HLTPAT001 Identify and respond to clinical risks in pathology collection

  • HLTPAT002 Perform venous blood collections

  • HLTPAT004 Collect pathology specimens other than blood

  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

5 elective units:

  • BSBWOR204 Use business technology

  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

  • HLTPAT005 Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing

  • HLTPAT006 Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens

Specialisations can be customised to suit industry requirements.
Contact our business development team on 1300 588 588 to request a personalised training partnership proposal.