Certificate III in Pathology Collection

​  HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection (Phlebotomy Course)
  RTO National Provider Number: 50379

In partnership with the North Metropolitan Health Service RTO, PathWest offers the HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection Course which provides participants with the knowledge, skills and nationally recognised qualification to work as a Specimen Collector or Phlebotomist. PathWest runs 3-4 courses each year. The cost of the course is $3250.00. For more information, please read the Course participant brochure​.
On successful completion of the 6 week course, taught between Royal Perth Hospital, Fiona Stanley Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital, students will receive a nationally recognised and accredited qualification.

Course dates 2017                                                                                  Application Closing Dates
23rd October 2017 – 1st December 2017                                           1st September 2017 at 4pm

Course dates 2018 - To be advised
PathWest will not be running any courses in the first half of 2018. The first course will start in July 2018. Exact dates will be advertised soon. 

Enrolment Instructions

If you would like to enrol in the Certificate III in Pathology Collection course please send a current resume and a statement addressing the following selection criteria to the FSH Network Specimen Collection Coordinator:
FSH Network Specimen Collection Coordinator
PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA
Fiona Stanley Hospital
Locked Bag 100
Palmyra DC, Western Australia 6961
The following selection criteria must be addressed in your application in order to meet the eligibility requirements for enrolment into the course.
  • Evidence of High School or Secondary Education Certificate (Equivalent to Australian Year 10 education)
  • Well developed communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative and work without direct supervision
  • Willingness to collect blood samples from all patients, irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, cultural background and infection status
  • Ability to follow strict infection control procedures and standard precautions
You must write approximately one paragraph on each of the selection criteria listed above.
Successful applicants will be asked to provide the following before commencement:
  • A Criminal Screening/Police Clearance Check
  • Comply with immunity requirements (Instructions will provided after being accepted in to the Course)
  • Complete a Senior First Aid Course (This will be organised by your course coordinator after you are accepted into the course)

Page last updated: 6 Nov 2017