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Medical Laboratory Assistant

Medical Laboratory Assistant is an applied certificate program that provides the knowledge and skill development needed to perform a specific range of specimen collection and pre-analytic procedures in the medical laboratory. Your clinical experience, consisting of 9 weeks, may take place anywhere in Saskatchewan and at multiple sites. Graduates are eligible to write the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) Medical Laboratory Assistant national certification examination.

Selected courses in this program are available through distance and/or continuing education. The program is available full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus in Saskatoon. For complete program information, check the program page.

This is a high demand program. The application period is October 1 to February 15 each academic year. Applications are currently restricted to Canadian residents.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credit may be options for receiving credit. For further information see the PLAR candidate guide (pdf) or the transfer credit page.


You will study the transmission of microorganisms, blood-borne pathogens (i.e. hepatitis virus and HIV), standard precautions, isolation procedures, immunization for medical workers, sterilization and disinfection, biohazardous waste, safety and WHMIS.

25 hours Additional costs: Manual
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-714April 6, 2015 - June 5, 2015
Registration Deadline: April 17, 2015
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$275.00Online
CRN: 201404-99May 25, 2015 - July 24, 2015
Registration Deadline: June 5, 2015
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$275.00Online
CRN: 201403-713January 5, 2015 - March 6, 2015
Registration Deadline: January 16, 2015
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$275.00Home Study (Print)
This course introduces you to the study of the human body and how it functions efficiently. The content you will study is of critical importance for the promotion and maintenance of health.

40 hours/20 weeks Additional costs: Text(s) and required print materials
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-721January 26, 2015 - June 12, 2015
Human Services Students Only
Registration Deadline: January 30, 2015
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$425.00Home Study (Print)
CRN: 201402-128October 28, 2014 - February 20, 2015
Registration Deadline: October 31, 2014
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$425.00Distance
CRN: 201403-128January 6, 2015 - May 1, 2015
Registration Deadline: January 9, 2015
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$425.00Distance
CRN: 201403-129February 3, 2015 - May 29, 2015
Registration Deadline: February 6, 2015
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$425.00Distance
CRN: 201403-130March 3, 2015 - June 26, 2015
Registration Deadline: March 6, 2015
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$425.00Distance
CRN: 201403-131April 21, 2015 - August 14, 2015
Registration Deadline: April 24, 2015
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$425.00Distance
You will learn the prefixes, suffixes and combining forms from which medical terms are derived. You will also learn medical abbreviations.

10 hours/9 weeks Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials including a medical dictionary
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-710January 5, 2015 - March 6, 2015
Registration Deadline: January 16, 2015
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$120.00Home Study (Print)
CRN: 201403-321January 12, 2015 - March 13, 2015
Therapeutic Recreation students only
Registration Deadline: January 16, 2015
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$120.00Home Study (Print)
CRN: 201403-431January 12, 2015 - March 13, 2015
Human Services Students Only
Registration Deadline: January 16, 2015
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$120.00Home Study (Print)
CRN: 201403-712March 23, 2015 - May 22, 2015
Registration Deadline: April 2, 2015
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$120.00Home Study (Print)
CRN: 201404-100May 25, 2015 - July 24, 2015
Registration Deadline: June 5, 2015
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$120.00Home Study (Print)

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