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Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate
Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate

Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate

  • ID:VCC10035
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • Application Fee:$145.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$1,945.00
  • LivingFee/Month:$2,000.00
  • OtherFee/Month:$204.50
  • Application Fee:$145.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$1,945.00
  • LivingFee/Month:$2,000.00
  • OtherFee/Month:$204.50

* Student union, College initiative, Materials (Not including textbooks) Campus resource, Medical & Dental , U-PASS, Graduation

Estimated Total/program:
$25,767.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • Grade 12 graduation

  • Biology 12 (with a C- or better) or VCC Biology 0983 & 0993 or equivalent

English requirements

  • English 12 with a B or higher, or equivalent

  • 3 credits of University English (English-Speaking countries) each with 64% or higher, or

  • VCC English Language Assessment (ELA) - (Listening 25/30, Speaking 27/30, Reading 50/70, Essay 16/20) , or

  • VCC ESL Pathway Level 8 (ELSK 0815 and 0820)

Other requirement

  • Certified five minute keyboarding test with a typing speed of 40 gross words per minute or higher with a maximum of 5 errors. 

  • RECOMMENDED CHARACTERISTICS

  • Ability to perform fine motor skills

  • Able to work well in stressful situations

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

  • Ability to work well as a team member

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Good health

Course Information

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to practise safely, ethically and professionally as a Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA). Integrate knowledge from the medical laboratory sciences to provide optimal medical laboratory services. Use equipment applicable to the medical laboratory to collect, handle and process specimens for analysis according to standard operating procedures in the medical laboratory. Perform cardiac monitoring tests. Perform administrative functions to support the operation of the medical laboratory and assist with quality assurance programs in the medical laboratory.

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