Centennial College

Medical Laboratory Technician

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School:Centennial College
Faculty:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Sciences
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Description:Centennial College's Medical Laboratory Technician program immerses you in the exciting and rewarding world of the medical laboratory, which offers a unique combination of technical employment and the satisfaction of working with a diverse client population. The curriculum is based on the national standards (CSMLS) and provincial standard of practice (OSMT) for entry-level medical laboratory assistants/technicians.

This program places emphasis on ensuring you become proficient in the collection of blood samples, performing ECGs, the use of laboratory equipment and being fluent in medical terminology, all while developing the professional attitude and demeanour needed for close patient contact. Excellent communication and good interpersonal skills are essential.
URL:Medical Laboratory Technician at Centennial College
Length:1 Year(s)
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This cost estimate is based on 1 semester, and includes incidental fees. Fees noted are for the specified period and are subject to change without notice.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Biology 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older); English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission (score of 170 or 171 is required for admission); Mathematics Grade 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment for Admission; Biology Grade 11 or 12 C or U, or equivalent (official transcript or credential evaluation is required); and proof of English proficiency. Note: Technicians employed in this sector should not be suffering from a mental or physical disorder that could affect their ability to practice in a safe manner.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 14, 2018

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