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MSL20122 - Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement

Aimed At:
This qualification covers work activities undertaken by workers who perform a range of sampling and measurement activities as part of laboratory, production or field operations in the construction, manufacturing, resources and environmental industry sectors. Job roles include samplers and testers, production personnel, plant operators, production operators, field assistants, drivers and sample couriers.
Samplers and testers conduct limited sampling and testing as part of their duties in a particular industry. They use a restricted range of skills and operational knowledge to perform tasks and do not generally work inside a laboratory. They:
  • follow set procedures to sample raw materials and products
  • may package, label, store and transport samples
  • use simple equipment (hydrometers, thermometers and pH meters) to make measurements and perform basic tests that take a short time and involve a narrow range of variables and easily recognised control limits
  • may make visual inspection of products and packaging.
In some industry sectors (for example, mineral assay) this work forms a whole job role.
Typical occupational outcomes from this qualification are:
  • Sampler / Tester
Pathways & Opportunities:
This qualification is aimed at new entrant workers. Training pathways from this qualification include the MSL30122 Certificate III in Laboratory Skills.

Course Outcome:
MSL20122 Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement

Entry Requirements:
Participants should already be employed within the laboratory sector.

Resources Required:
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable Internet connection to access FS Alliances online learning system aXcelerate, and a computer or device with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical assessments. This includes having access to and wearing appropriate attire including workplace specific PPE, appropriate clothing, safety footwear as per the workplace policy. More details will be provided after enrolment or during induction.

Assessment Method:
Assessment will be conducted via a number of different assessments, for example, written assessment (Quiz), workplace observation, and verification by supervisor/employer.

Fee for Service - $3,000

Enrolments are taken all year.

Applicants accepted Australia Wide.

Study Mode:
  • Workplace – face to Face
  • Work in industry
  • Blended (Face-to-Face and Online using aXcelerate)
Credit Transfer:
We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

12 Months

Requirements for Completion of the Qualification
The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.
To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:
Total number of units = 8
  • 3 core units
  • 5 elective units, consisting of:
    • at least 2 units from Group A
    • at least 1 additional unit from Group A or B
    • 2 units from the electives listed below or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome.
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Upcoming Programs

Name Course Start Date Course End Date
MSL20122 Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement 01/05/2023 29/12/2023