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Medical Laboratory Assistant

Diploma 36 weeks

Students enrolled in CDI College's Medical Laboratory Assistant diploma program generally love Science, are interested in Biology, Chemistry, Computers, and Medicine, and are dedicated to helping keep the public safe. Become a Medical Lab Assistant today to work in a flexible, team-based environment.

Gain Lab Assistant Knowledge

The Medical Laboratory Assistant program consists of practical and theoretical studies to prepare you for your future work environment. Learn medical terminology, clinical chemistry, and laboratory mathematics in the medical lab assistant courses. Gain a fundamental understanding of chemistry and biology – in the form of laboratory microbiology and blood studies – through lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experimentation. Anatomy, physiology, quality assurance, and safety procedures are essential components of the Medical Laboratory Assistant program.

Hands-on Medical Laboratory Assistant Experience

Complete a practicum through the program and work under the supervision of a medical laboratory technologist. Work alongside medical laboratory technicians on your team as well.


You are only months away from finding various career opportunities upon graduation. Click the Apply Now button to get started in your career!

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.


The British Columbia Society of Laboratory Science (BCSLS) has established standards for the training of Medical Laboratory Assistants. This program is approved by the British Columbia Society of Laboratory Science. Graduates of BCSLS-approved programs can apply for BCSLS certification after graduation.

Campus Availability

This program is approved to be offered at the following campuses. Please contact the campus of your choosing for program availability.

  • Burnaby
  • Richmond
  • South Surrey
  • Surrey
  • Online

Delivery Mode

The program is approved to be delivered in the following methods.

  • In person (On Campus)

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