Medical Laboratory Assistant

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

Dartmouth Campus

Program Length:

26 Weeks

Program Hours:

736

Next Registration Deadline

May 10, 2024

Upcoming Start Dates

Dartmouth:

May 21, 2024
October 21, 2024
May 12, 2025

Upcoming Start Dates

Upcoming Start Dates

Dartmouth:

May 21, 2024
October 21, 2024
May 12, 2025

Upcoming Start Dates

Dartmouth:

May 21, 2024
October 21, 2024
May 12, 2025

Upcoming Start Dates

Dartmouth:

May 21, 2024
October 21, 2024
May 12, 2025
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Start a Career in Healthcare With the Medical Laboratory Assistant Program!

If your passion lies in the medical field and you’re drawn to the intricacies of laboratory work, CBBC Career College’s Medical Laboratory Assistant program at our Dartmouth campus is your gateway to a fulfilling career. This well-rounded program seamlessly blends practical and theoretical studies, equipping graduates with the essential skills and knowledge for a successful transition into the workplace.

Throughout this comprehensive program, students delve into various technical aspects of the medical laboratory field. A solid foundation in medical terminology, clinical laboratory procedures, and laboratory mathematics is complemented by the opportunity to earn First Aid & CPR certification from St. John’s Ambulance, enhancing preparedness for workplace emergencies.

The program places a strong emphasis on fundamental subjects like chemistry and biology, crucial for understanding the intricacies of medical laboratory operations. Students engage in hands-on laboratory work spanning microbiology, cytology, histology, and hematology, with lectures, demonstrations, and experimentation providing a well-rounded educational experience.

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

A key advantage of our Medical Laboratory Assistant program is the diverse range of employment options it opens up. Graduates enjoy flexibility, enabling them to explore various areas of interest within the medical laboratory field, whether it be in hospitals, clinics, research facilities, or other healthcare settings.

Seize the opportunity to embark on a rewarding career as a Medical Laboratory Assistant by enrolling in CBBC Career College’s comprehensive program, where practical and theoretical studies converge for a dynamic learning experience. Contact us today to discover more about our Medical Laboratory Assistant diploma program and take the initial step toward a fulfilling 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 offices or clinics, 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!

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

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