Medical Laboratory Assistant (Distance)

Start a Career in Healthcare With the Medical Laboratory Assistant (Distance) Program!

Remote Delivery

Program Length:

30 Weeks

Program Hours:


Upcoming Start Dates

Remote Delivery:

January 13, 2025
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Start a Career in Healthcare With the Medical Laboratory Assistant (Distance) Program!

If you’re passionate about the medical field and intrigued by laboratory work, CBBC Career College’s Medical Laboratory Assistant (Distance) program is your ideal choice for launching a rewarding career. This comprehensive distance program integrates practical and theoretical studies, ensuring graduates acquire the essential skills and knowledge to transition into the workplace.

Throughout the Medical Laboratory (Distance) program, students will explore various technical aspects of the medical laboratory field. This includes building a solid foundation in medical terminology, clinical laboratory procedures, and laboratory mathematics.

The program strongly emphasizes fundamental subjects such as chemistry and biology, which are crucial for comprehending the inner workings of medical laboratory operations. Students will engage in hands-on laboratory work at our Dartmouth campus, covering microbiology, cytology, histology, hematology, and more through lectures, demonstrations, and practical experimentation. The instructor-led program theory is delivered remotely to students. Additionally, students will participate in a program practicum in their community, upon availability.

The program includes essential components such as anatomy, physiology, quality assurance, and safety procedures to ensure graduates are well-prepared for future roles. These elements are fundamental for maintaining accuracy, efficiency, and professionalism in the medical laboratory.

An outstanding feature of our Medical Laboratory (Distance) program is its diverse employment options. Graduates enjoy the flexibility and the opportunity to explore various areas within the medical laboratory field, whether in hospitals, clinics, research facilities, or other healthcare settings. Our program equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in your chosen path.

Seize the opportunity to embark on a fulfilling career as a Medical Laboratory Assistant. Enroll in CBBC Career College’s comprehensive remote delivery program, where practical and theoretical studies converge to create a dynamic learning experience. Request more information today to learn more about our Medical Laboratory (Distance) diploma program and take the first step toward a rewarding future in the medical laboratory field.

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Job Market

Graduates of the Medical Laboratory Assistant program may seek employment in Private Diagnostic Testing Laboratories, Public Health Laboratories, Hospital Labs, Quality Control Labs, Physician’s Office or Clinic, and Veterinary Laboratories. The diverse range of employment options provides flexibility and the potential to explore different areas of interest within the medical laboratory field.

This program is an excellent fit for:

  • Someone with a desire to contribute to their treatment and recovery of patients in need.
  • An introvert who wants to help others without or with very little direct patient contact.
  • Someone who loves science.
  • Someone who would like to learn in their community.

Why choose the Medical Laboratory Assistant (Distance) program?

  • The Medical Laboratory Assistant program is a great introduction to anyone looking to enter a lab setting.
  • Fast-track to a new and exciting career in healthcare.
  • Distance delivery across Nova Scotia
  • Lifetime career services!

Save time & money

  • Finish most programs and become job-ready in less than a year!
  • Get the skills you need to get hired with programs that cut the extras and give you the skills you need to get hired.
  • With career support for life with CBBC Career College, our experts will help find you employment no matter how long ago you graduated.
  • You don't need three to four years of school to enter the workforce with the skills to start a great paying career!

Your future is our priority

  • Start school NOW with most program intakes happening frequently (no need to wait!)
  • No waiting lists, even in our most-popular programs. We'll get you the job training you need to start your career ASAP.
  • We take a student-centric approach to learning, with small class sizes to empower you to collaborate with your peers and receive more attentive support from your instructors.

Career-relevant education

  • Our programs are programs aligned with real-world, in-demand occupations. We will get you job-ready!
  • Most CBBC Career College programs include practicum experience so you can hit the job search running with a great education AND experience.
  • We have real relationships with employers who are waiting to hire qualified CBBC Career College graduates!

What People Are Saying

CBBC is the best decision that you can make for yourself. The education, the hands-on experience, and the amazing instructors make the time fly by. You learn skills that translate into real job experience. If you are looking to go to college, choose them! Once you become a part of the CBBC family, your dreams become realities!
Stephanie Melski
Medical Office Assistant / Cape Breton Regional Hospital Program

What Our Graduates Are Saying

This program prepared me and gave me the confidence to enter the real business world. The close knit atmosphere CBBC has, made me very comfortable. Each and every staff member at CBBC was extraordinarily helpful on my journey in obtaining a full-time Administrative Assistant position in Cape Breton.
Courtney MacPhail
Administrative Assistant / Offshore Technical Services Program Program