Medical Laboratory Assistant

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

Dartmouth Campus

Program Length:

24 Weeks

Program Hours:


Upcoming Start Dates


October 16, 2023
January 29, 2024
May 21, 2024

Upcoming Start Dates


October 16, 2023
January 29, 2024
May 21, 2024
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Start a Career in Healthcare With the Medical Laboratory Assistant Program!

If you have a passion for the medical field and a keen interest in laboratory work, CBBC Career College’s Medical Laboratory Assistant program at our Dartmouth campus is the ideal choice to kick-start your career. This comprehensive program combines practical and theoretical studies to provide graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to transition into the work environment successfully.

Throughout the program, students will delve into various technical aspects of the medical laboratory field. They will gain a solid foundation in medical terminology, clinical laboratory procedures, and laboratory mathematics. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to earn First Aid & CPR certification from St. John’s Ambulance, enhancing their skill set and ensuring they are well-prepared to handle emergencies in the workplace.

The program strongly emphasizes fundamental subjects such as chemistry and biology, which are vital for understanding the inner workings of medical laboratory operations. Students will engage in laboratory work covering areas such as microbiology, cytology, histology, and hematology. These subjects are taught through lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experimentation, providing a well-rounded educational experience.

To ensure graduates are fully equipped for future roles, the program includes essential components such as anatomy, physiology, quality assurance, and safety procedures. These elements are crucial for maintaining accuracy, efficiency, and professionalism in the medical laboratory.

One of the key advantages of our Medical Laboratory Assistant program is the diverse range of employment options it offers. This provides graduates with flexibility and the opportunity to explore different areas of interest within the medical laboratory field. Whether you aspire to work in a hospital, clinic, research facility, or other healthcare settings, our program will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in your chosen path.

Don’t miss the chance to embark on a fulfilling career as a Medical Laboratory Assistant. Enroll in CBBC Career College’s comprehensive program, where practical and theoretical studies merge to create a dynamic learning experience. Contact us today to learn more about our Medical Laboratory Assistant diploma program and take the first step towards a rewarding future in the medical laboratory field.

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.

Why choose the Medical Laboratory Assistant 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.
  • 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!

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Apr 3, 2023

How Are the Medical Laboratory Assistant Tasks Rewarding?

What Our Graduates 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

I think the thing that has stood out to me the most in the program is how much the teachers care about your success and how they work hard to create a positive environment to learn in. It’s really amazing! They really encourage all the students to celebrate each other’s successes and help each other out. I really struggled with the decision of which school to attend, and I know that I made the right choice.
Monique Ryan
Cosmetology Program