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SLE010 - Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)* 

Credit point(s):0
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value:0.000
Cohort rule:

SLE010 Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program is a co-requisite for students enrolled in all SLE-coded units, except units without fieldwork or laboratory component(s). Trimester 3 enrolments are restricted to students enrolled in Trimester 3 SLE-coded units with fieldwork or laboratory component(s).

Unit chair:

Kieran Lim





Incompatible with:


Contact hours: 1 compulsory 50-minute safety training session conducted at the beginning of trimester


* Students are strongly advised to complete SLE010 in Trimester 1. For Warrnambool, there is generally only one training session in Week 1 of trimester.  For the Burwood (Melbourne) and Waterfront (Geelong), multiple Trimester 1 sessions are held during Orientation Week. See the Orientation Week program or the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment Safety Induction Program website for more details. Trimester 3 enrolments are restricted, please contact your course advisor. 


This zero credit point unit is a program of safety information for students involved in scientific laboratory work and fieldwork.  The program encompasses biological and chemical hazards, building evacuation procedures, laboratory accident management and first aid procedures and safety work procedures particular to laboratory and fieldwork.


This unit is assessed on a pass/fail basis. Multiple-choice on-line test  (60 minutes) 100%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a minimum mark of 70%. Multiple attempts of the on-line assessment are permitted.

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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