HLT37415 Certificate III in Pathology Assistance



This qualification is delivered by LTT Group Pty Ltd (RTO 51621) and reflects the role of pathology assistants and specimen reception staff in laboratories.


  • 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. Our online service standards can be viewed here.

For students eligible for government support

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. We encourage individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First program.

  • $579 - concession student co-contribution fee

  • $1,495 - non-concession student co-contribution fee

For students not eligible for government support

  • $4,185 - 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.

8 core units:

  • BSBCUS201 Deliver a service to customers

  • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

  • BSBWOR204 Use business technology

  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work effectively in health or community services

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

  • HLTPAT006 Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens

  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

6 elective units:

  • BSBITU301 Create and use databases

  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

  • MSL922001 Record and present data

  • MSL933005 Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose

  • MSL933006 Contribute to the achievement of quality objectives

  • TLIF3091 Apply awareness of dangerous goods and hazardous materials requirements

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