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Medical Lab Technician




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The medical laboratory technician collects samples and performs tests on body fluids and tissue to assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Technicians design, administer, analyse, compare and ensure the accuracy and validity of laboratory tests and work with other health care practitioners in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

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Educational Qualifications

  • B.Sc./ BMLT in Medical Lab Technology

  • M.Sc./ MMLT in Medical Lab Technology

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Lab Technology

What you need to get started

  • Pre-entry experience in a laboratory can be useful

  • Knowledge of lab procedures and standard operating procedures can be beneficial. 

Soft Skills

  • Communication

  • Computer literacy

  • Attention to details

  • Problem Solving

  • Teamwork

  • Research

  • Microsoft-Office

Technical Skills

  • Medicine

  • Technology 

  • Biology

  • Chemistry)

  • Computer literacy 


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