Skills for Key Technical Roles (Micro-credential)

Real World Education Limited

Subject area

Natural and Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements

Entry into this micro credential requires:
* employment in a science laboratory or other relevant role,
* a science (or related) tertiary qualification
* if the qualification is not at least equivalent to a New Zealand BSc, the recommendation of the applicant's laboratory employer, and
* demonstration of understanding of the micro credential, and general suitability for the study through Real World Education's pre-entry process.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This micro-credential is designed for participants who are approaching the point in their career when they may take on the responsibility of a Key Technical Person in an accredited laboratory, or a similar role in another laboratory. Participants will learn concepts related to this role, and will apply those concepts to the area of work over which they aspire to assume key technical responsibilities. It will help prepare participants to meet the requirements to become a key technical person, and to perform competently in that role.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (03) 9755627

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