Medical Lab Assistant / Technician


-Grade 12 or equivalent
- Mature student status (18 years of age or older) and a passing score on the entrance examination

Benefits of this program

- Prepares you for valuable industry certifications
- Market-driven programs
- Growing demand for professionals in this area

Employment Opportunities

- Medical laboratory technician
- Medical laboratory assistant
- Clinical laboratory assistant
- Phlebotomist
- ECG technician

Throughout the program, students focus on a range of field-related skills and knowledge critical for success as a Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician:

  • Uncover the intricacies of the human body, laying the groundwork for understanding its functions and structures.
  • Master the language of healthcare, ensuring effective communication in the medical laboratory setting.
  • Explore the principles that guide ethical conduct and professionalism in the dynamic healthcare landscape.
  • Prioritize safety protocols to create a secure and efficient working environment.
  • Delve into the study of blood and blood-related disorders, gaining insights into immunohematology.
  • Grasp the fundamentals of Electrocardiography, a vital skill for medical laboratory professionals.
  • Explore the chemical processes within the human body, understanding their implications for diagnosis.
  • Learn the analysis of urine and other bodily fluids, an integral aspect of diagnostic testing.
  • Examine the microscopic structure of tissues and cells, essential for pathology studies.
  • Develop the mathematical and analytical skills critical for precision in the laboratory.
  • Communication , CPR and more.


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