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Nominal hours for units of competency from the

MSL09 Laboratory Operations Training Package

Updated: 19 Aug 2019

Unit CodeUnit TitleNominal Hours
MSL904001APerform standard calibrations50
MSL905001APerform non-standard calibrations60
MSL905002ACreate or modify calibration procedures40
MSL905003ACreate or modify automated calibration procedures40
MSL912001AWork within a laboratory/field workplace (induction)40
MSL913001ACommunicate with other people40
MSL913002APlan and conduct laboratory/field work40
MSL914001APrepare practical science classes and demonstrations60
MSL915001AProvide information to customers30
MSL915002ASchedule laboratory work for a small team50
MSL916001ADevelop and maintain laboratory documentation30
MSL916002AManage and develop teams40
MSL916003ASupervise laboratory operations in work/functional area60
MSL916004AMaintain registration and statutory or legal compliance in work/functional area50
MSL916005AManage complex projects50
MSL922001ARecord and present data40
MSL924001AProcess and interpret data70
MSL924002AUse laboratory application software60
MSL925001AAnalyse data and report results80
MSL925002AAnalyse measurements and estimate uncertainties60
MSL933001AMaintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose30
MSL933002AContribute to the achievement of quality objectives30
MSL933003AApply critical control point requirements40
MSL933004APerform calibration checks on equipment and assist with its maintenance40
MSL934001AContribute to the ongoing development of HACCP plans60
MSL934002AApply quality system and continuous improvement processes80
MSL934003AMaintain and control stocks50
MSL935001AMonitor the quality of test results and data40
MSL935002AAssist in the maintenance of reference materials30
MSL935003AAuthorise the issue of test results60
MSL935004AMaintain instruments and equipment40
MSL936001AMaintain quality system and continuous improvement processes within work/functional area50
MSL936002AConduct an internal audit of the quality system40
MSL943001AWork safely with instruments that emit ionising radiation60
MSL943002AParticipate in laboratory/field workplace safety40
MSL944001AMaintain laboratory/field workplace safety50
MSL946001AImplement and monitor OHS and environmental management systems60
MSL952001ACollect routine site samples30
MSL952002AHandle and transport samples or equipment30
MSL953001AReceive and prepare samples for testing30
MSL953002AOperate a robotic sample preparation system60
MSL954001AObtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan40
MSL954002APrepare mineral samples for analysis60
MSL955001ASupervise a robotic sample preparation system50
MSL963001AOperate basic handblowing equipment60
MSL963002ARepair glass apparatus using simple glassblowing equipment40
MSL965001ADesign and manufacture glass apparatus and glass systems120
MSL965002APerform glass coating, grinding and finishing operations100
MSL965003AConstruct, modify and maintain high vacuum systems120
MSL972001AConduct routine site measurements30
MSL973001APerform basic tests60
MSL973002APrepare working solutions50
MSL973003APrepare culture media30
MSL973004APerform aseptic techniques40
MSL973005AAssist with fieldwork40
MSL973006APrepare trial batches for evaluation40
MSL973007APerform microscopic examination40
MSL973008APerform histological procedures40
MSL973009AConduct field-based acceptance tests for construction materials60
MSL973010AConduct laboratory-based acceptance tests for construction materials50
MSL973011APerform fire pouring techniques50
MSL973012AAssist with geotechnical site investigations40
MSL974001APrepare, standardise and use solutions100
MSL974002AConduct geotechnical site investigations60
MSL974003APerform chemical tests and procedures100
MSL974004APerform food tests100
MSL974005APerform physical tests100
MSL974006APerform biological procedures130
MSL974007AUndertake environmental field-based monitoring80
MSL974008ACapture and manage scientific images40
MSL974009AUndertake field-based, remote-sensing monitoring60
MSL974010APerform mechanical tests80
MSL974011APrepare tissue and cell cultures50
MSL974012APerform tests to determine the properties of construction materials90
MSL974013AMonitor performance of structures90
MSL975001APerform microbiological tests140
MSL975002APerform haematological tests130
MSL975003APerform histological tests150
MSL975004APerform chemical pathology tests130
MSL975005AConduct sensory analysis40
MSL975006APerform immunohaematological tests80
MSL975007ASupervise sampling, inspections and testing at construction sites80
MSL975008AApply electrophoretic techniques100
MSL975009AApply routine chromatographic techniques120
MSL975010APerform fire assay techniques60
MSL975011ADesign and supervise complex environmental field surveys40
MSL975012AProvide input to production trials40
MSL975013APerform tissue and cell culture techniques100
MSL975014APerform molecular biology tests and procedures150
MSL975015APrepare animal and plant material for display50
MSL975016APerform complex tests to measure engineering properties of materials40
MSL975017APerform laboratory-based ecological techniques60
MSL975018APerform complex tests to measure chemical properties of materials50
MSL975019AApply complex instrumental techniques50
MSL975020AApply routine spectrometric techniques150
MSL975021AApply routine electrometric techniques40
MSL975022APerform food analyses60
MSL975023ASupervise geotechnical site investigations80
MSL976001AClassify building sites80
MSL976002APrepare plans and quality assurance procedures for environmental field activities50
MSL976003AEvaluate and select appropriate test methods and/or procedures40
MSL977001AContribute to the development of products and applications50
MSL977002ATroubleshoot equipment and/or production processes50
MSL977003AContribute to validation of test methods40
MSL977004ADevelop or adapt analyses and procedures50
MSL977005AIntegrate data acquisition and interfacing systems80
MSL977006AApply specialised knowledge of gas chromatography techniques to analysis100
MSL977007AApply specialised knowledge of liquid chromatography techniques to analysis100
MSL977008AApply specialised knowledge of inductively coupled plasma spectroscopy to analysis100
MSL977009AApply advanced ultraviolet, visible and near infra red spectroscopic techniques to analysis100
MSL977010AApply advanced infra red spectroscopic techniques to analysis100
MSL977011AContribute to the selection, commissioning and maintenance of analytical instruments80
TAEDEL301AProvide work skill instruction40
MSAENV272BParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices30
MSAENV472BImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices40
MSAENV672BDevelop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability50
HLTPAT317COperate effectively within a pathology testing environment30
HLTPAT419CPerform Pathology Tests100
MSL975024ALocate record and collect forensic samples90
MSL975025APerform complex laboratory testing of forensic samples120
MSL975026APerform physical examination of forensic samples100