Laboratory training courses and schools
Laboratory Technician programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees

Total 89 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in Canada.



Herzing College in Winnipeg

Training Centre/Campus: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Phone No.: (204) 775-8175

Laboratory Safety

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

This course will provide instruction in laboratory safety and the use and care of laboratory equipment. Topics will include laboratory mathematics, chemical, biological, and physical hazards, infection control, basic first aid, and safe care and use of laboratory equipment.

Medical Laboratory Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Medical Laboratory Assistants are important members of Medical Laboratory Teams. They are employed in medical laboratories, in hospitals, clinics, research institutes and universities. Medical Laboratory Assistants are responsible for collecting blood samples and for providing instructions to patients on how to collect samples of various body fluids for specific tests ordered by the doctor. They will label, file, handle, store, and prepare them for testing. Quality of work of the Medical Laboratory Assistant is very important since it affects the accuracy of the test results that in turn determine diagnosis or medical treatment.

This program provides instruction in anatomy, physiology, communication skills, laboratory safety, specimen collection, storing, transportation, and analysis.

This program provides instruction in anatomy, physiology, communication skills, laboratory safety, specimen collection, storing, transportation, and analysis.

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Vancouver Community College

Training Centre/Campus: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 604.871.7000

Medical Laboratory Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as Medical Laboratory Assistants. The program consists of a combination of theory and practical experience. Students learn how to obtain, handle and distribute various biological specimens, including blood. Students also learn how to perform electrocardiograms (ECG). While on their practicum students apply their knowledge and skills in private laboratory and hospital laboratory settings. On campus, students practice their skills on each other. This includes venipunctures and ECGs.


Okanagan College

Training Centres/Campuses: Kelowna, Oliver, Penticton, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Summerland, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 1-877-755-2266

Medical Laboratory Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

As a member of the healthcare team, medical laboratory assistants provide support in the field of laboratory medicine by performing tasks at the pre-analytical level in public, private, and hospital laboratories, and other clinical environments such as community clinics, residential care facilities, research, forensic, pharmaceutical, and industrial laboratories.

The Medical Laboratory Assistant program will provide students with a six-month program of study, including a clinical practicum of a minimum of 150 hours in a Canadian laboratory. The program is based on the competencies set forth by the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) and the British Columbia Society of Laboratory Science (BCSLS) in order to fulfill the certification requirements of a medical laboratory assistant.

The program outlines the role of the medical laboratory assistant and introduces the disciplines of laboratory science. The program includes components on s... [Read More]


Camosun College

Training Centre/Campus: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 250-370-3000

Medical Laboratory Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

As a Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) or Technical Assistant (TA), you perform a vital role within the medical laboratory team, working closely with the public and performing the required manual skills. In this program, you learn how to collect specimens from patients, and how to initially process and prepare them for analysis. You will be trained how to perform electrocardiograms (ECG’s) and a variety of 100% of Medical Lab Assistant students were satisfied with their educationbasic lab procedures. Data entry, clerical duties, and reception services are also a part of this program.

The Medical Laboratory Assistant Program prepares you for immediate employment in the health care field. Taught by industry professionals, this hands-on program has practicum placements in both hospital and community laboratories. As you train to become a valued member of the lab team, you will meet the standards set out by the BC Society of Laboratory Science (BCSLS).

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Applied chemistry and biotechnology (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

With the applied chemistry and biotechnology program you&,#146,ll be prepared for these opportunities and many more. You&,#146,ll find employment in a wide range of laboratories including those associated with biomedical and health related biotechnology, forestry, fisheries, mining, agriculture, oceanography and the environment.

Planning on entering professional graduate school?
•Medicine
?Pharmacology
•Veterinary medicine
•Dentistry
•Chemical and biochemical engineering

The majority of courses in the core program have university transfer credit. If you intend to pursue degrees in chemistry, biochemistry, or microbiology you should consider this program as the first two years of your degree. You&,#146,ll be eligible to apply for admission to the third year of the BSc Environmental Sciences program or BSc Environmental Management at Royal Roads University (via full block transfer) and to the Bachelor of Medical Laborator... [Read More]


The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences

Training Centre/Campus: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: 1-800-387-9066

Medical Laboratory Technology

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

In this intensive and comprehensive, sixteen (16) week course, you will gain valuable simulated laboratory experience, intensive theory review, and thorough preparation to write the CSMLS certification exam. The simulated laboratory courses will assist you in obtaining Canadian work experience.

This comprehensive course will also fulfill all comprehensive refresher course requirements from your Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).

Clinical Laboratory Quality Manager (Certificate)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar  V

Laboratory Quality Management professionals are in short supply and high demand in the health care sector as clinical laboratories are required to designate a Quality Manager. The Clinical Laboratory Quality Manager Graduate Certificate is an online program that is based on the International Laboratory Standard (ISO15189). The program can be completed in 20 months if you enroll in one course per semester through five continuous semesters.

Medical Laboratory Science (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Medical laboratory science combines the use of sophisticated instruments and techniques with the application of theoretical knowledge to perform complex procedures on tissue specimens, blood samples and other body fluids. The tests and procedures that Medical Laboratory Technologists perform provide critical information enabling physicians to diagnose, treat and monitor a patient&,#146,s condition.

What does a Medical Laboratory Technologist do?



Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLTs) are health professionals who perform laboratory analyses and provide information to physicians. They help physicians to diagnose and treat patients, as well as monitor and prevent disease.

Medical Laboratory Technologists operate a variety of complicated instruments. They must have good motor skills, hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. In addition to technical skills, they must have a strong attention to detail in order to detect subtle ... [Read More]


St. Lawrence College

Training Centre/Campus: Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: 1-800-463-0752

Laboratory Operations

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment


Applications of principles for continuous improvement, GLP and TQ tools to aid in Laboratory documentation, regulatory acts and compliance activities significant to the biotechnologist, service contracts, equipment purchasing and inventory control.

Biotechnology Technologist (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Biotechnology is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and Canada is a strong and growing employer in the biotech industry, according to Statistics Canada.There is a strong demand for well-trained laboratory personnel. The Biotechnology program employs modern molecular biology, microbiology, immunology, chemistry, biochemistry, fermentation, genetic engineering, cell culture, environmental and analytical instrumentation labs to offer practical training in all aspects of biotechnology.

The final 15 weeks (600 h) of the program are dedicated to placement in the workplace as an entry level biotechnologist.

Applicants with postsecondary science credits may be eligible for direct entry to second year depending on transfer credits.

Biotechnology may be the best career for you if you:
◾enjoy both science and working with your hands
◾want to work to solve a broad variety of agricultural, medical, and environmental issues Read More]

Medical Laboratory Technician (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technicians are important members of the health care team. Interacting directly with patients, they position Holter monitors, perform ECG’s and collect blood samples for laboratory analysis.

Inside the laboratory they assist other professionals by sorting and preparing samples for testing, operating laboratory equipment, performing basic laboratory testing under supervision, and managing data in computers.

This one year program includes two semesters of learning in our classrooms and laboratories followed by 150 hours of field placement at a participating clinical site.


St. Clair College

Training Centre/Campus: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: 1-800-387-0524

Medical Laboratory Technician (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Graduates of this program have the basic technical and theoretical skills required to work in healthcare laboratories, and assist the Medical Laboratory Technologist in various investigative and clinical laboratory procedures including sample collection and processing.

This program will appeal to students who have good organizational skills. They must also be excellent communicators with good interpersonal skills and a professional image.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
•Accredited by the Canadian Medical Association, graduates are eligible to write the CSMLS MLA certification exam.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Diverse employment opportunities exist with hospital, private and public health laboratories, clinics, research labs, and commercial diagnostic supply companies. Lab technician, phlebotomist (responsible for taking blood samples), and clinic assistant are typical positions.

Chemical Laboratory Technology (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Chemical Laboratory Technology program provides graduates with knowledge in the core sciences as well as problem solving fundamentals for chemistry, biochemistry, physics and math. This program now occupies a unique position where graduates demonstrate firm problem solving abilities that can be applied across the largest number of industries from pharmaceuticals and the petroleum industry to environmental, nuclear technology and alternative energy. No other program offers such a wide range of employment or further educational opportunities. The scope of the knowledge and skills that come from this program is unparalleled and graduates are highly sought after by employers across a broad spectrum of industries.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
•Solid business and industry partnerships provide students the opportunity to participate in R&,D projects
•Third year placement to conduct a research project
•This program gives the graduate unparalleled versatility... [Read More]

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