Job requirements Medical Laboratory Technical Assistant in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a medical laboratory technical assistant in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants (NOC 33101).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Medical laboratory assistants and related technical workers require completion of a college certificate program in medical laboratory science.
  • Certification by the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science is usually required by employers.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

We don’t have any data on professional certification requirements. This occupation is not regulated in Canada based on our records.

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

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