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Secondary Tertiary Programmes (STP) were created to provide an alternative pathway for young people to gain qualifications and skills. The programmes are normally run in 1 to 2 semesters and the students are able to study towards a nationally transferable qualifications that open up future study and employment opportunities.
This 13 credit programme will enable students to acquire knowledge and associated practical skills in laboratory technology and apply knowledge practically in haematology, histology, biochemistry and microbiology.
CLINICAL BIOLOGY – Term 1
CLINICAL CHEMISTRY – Term 2
Assessment: Achievement Standards
Unit No: 91604 Level: 3 Credits: 3
Description: Demonstrate understanding of how an animal maintains a stable internal environment
Unit No: 91607 Level: 3 Credits: 3
Description: Demonstrate understanding of human manipulations of genetic transfer and its biological implications
Unit No: 91387 Level: 3 Credits: 4
Description: Carry out an investigation in chemistry involving quantitative analysis
Unit No: 91388 Level: 3 Credits: 3
Description: Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
This course can lead to:
Dates: Terms 1 – 2 (Semester 1)
Time: 9.00 am – 3:00 pm
Course length: 20 weeks (once a week) or 10 weeks per Term
Minimum of 10 and Maximum of 15 students
Cost: $70 plus GST per student, per day
This course is held at Raumanga Campus, Whangarei.
Term 1 - Clinical Biology - AS 91604 and 91607
Term 2 - Clinical Chemistry - AS 91387 and 91388
Students may opt for either Clinical Biology (term 1) or Clinical Chemistry (term 2) only.
Open to Y13 students only. (Y12 may be accepted subject to tutor’s assessment and approval).