Laboratory Expert Diploma

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Laboratory Expert Diploma

Become the pro in your laboratory with this awesome Laboratory Expert Diploma course! This one is a comprehensive professional course that puts light into the most critical aspects which you must know, at the same time it will give you insights about the job roles so that you can have a balanced work-life!

This Laboratory Expert Diploma course is the perfect stepping stone for anyone looking to become a Laboratory Technician or who works in a clinical profession. It covers everything you need to know about medical laboratory services, taking learners through best practice procedures and fundamental safety measures.

Through instructor-led training, you will learn about the different types of laboratory equipment and their uses, as well as how to disinfect, decontaminate and sterilise equipment and surfaces. You will also deepen your knowledge of basic haematology, microbiology, immunology and clinical chemistry, which will prepare you for a wide range of clinical roles.

By the end of the Laboratory Expert Diploma course, you will have an excellent understanding of laboratory maintenance, regulations and quality assurance, equipped with a range of skills required to assist scientists, gather data, conduct experiments and analyse clinical tests.

Learning Benefits of Laboratory Expert Diploma Course

  • Understand the different services that are provided by medical laboratories
  • Familiarise with the different types of laboratory equipment and their uses
  • Learn about the various solutions used in clinical/medical laboratories
  • Know how to sterilise, disinfect and decontaminate laboratory equipment and tools
  • Broaden your knowledge of basic haematology, microbiology, immunology & clinical chemistry
  • Get an overview of quality assurance measures in medical laboratories
  • Gain a solid understanding of laboratory safety regulations and common laboratory accidents
  • Learn how to read a urine test and check for urine abnormalities

Why choose Laboratory Expert Diploma

  • 100% online program
  • No time limits. learn at your own pace.
  • Expert Instructors/Professional Trainers
  • A multinational student base
  • Video lessons
  • Further reading where necessary
  • Up-to-date curriculum and effective guidelines.
  • CPD Accredited Certification.
  • Instant Digital Certificate (Hardcopy available on-demand)


9 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Qualification Standard

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****Course Curriculum ****

***Laboratory Expert Diploma***

Medical Laboratory Technician Diploma

Module 01: Introduction to the Course

  • Introduction to Laboratory Technician
  • What Is a Laboratory
  • What Is Clinical Laboratory
  • Types of Clinical Laboratories
  • Skills and Knowledge Required as a Laboratory Technician
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Laboratory Technician

Module 02: Medical Laboratory Services

  • Role of Medical Laboratory Services
  • Major Roles of a Medical Laboratory Technologist
  • Rules & Regulations of Medical Laboratory
  • Departments within the Laboratory
  • International Laboratory Quality Standards
  • Organisational Chart of a Typical Hospital Laboratory
  • Accreditation of Laboratory
  • Medical-Legal Issues

Module 03: Laboratory Equipment (Part-01)

  • Introduction to Laboratory Equipment
  • General Labware
  • Types and Functions of Labware
  • Care and Cleaning of Labware
  • Safety Precautions

Module 04: Laboratory Equipment (Part-02)

  • Common Laboratory Equipment
  • Autoclaves
  • Laboratory Balances
  • pH Meters
  • Temperature-Controlled Units
  • Refrigerators
  • Safety Cabinets and Fume Hoods

Module 05: Microscope and How to Use it

  • What is Microscope?
  • Types of Microscopes
  • Parts of the Microscopes
  • Using the Microscope
  • Electron Microscope
  • Care and Cleaning of the Microscope

Module 06: Solutions Used in Clinical/Medical Laboratory

  • Solutions, Solute and Solvent
  • Percent Solutions
  • Molar Solutions
  • Normal Solutions
  • Staining Solutions
  • Standard Solution
  • Buffer Solution
  • Dilution of Solution
  • Guide to Chemical Grades

Module 07: Sterilisation, Disinfection and Decontamination

  • Definition of Sterilisation
  • Methods of Sterilisation
  • Decontamination- Sterilisation and Disinfection
  • Chemical Disinfection
  • Types of Disinfectant
  • Spillage Disinfection

Module 08: Basic Haematology

  • Basic Haematology
  • The Circulatory System
  • Composition of Blood
  • Origin of Blood Cells
  • Haematology Diseases
  • Hemoglobin
  • Red Blood Cell and White Blood Cell Count
  • Platelet Count

Module 09: Basic Haemostasis (Coagulation)

  • Haemostasis
  • Principles of Haemostasis
  • Control Mechanism in Haemostasis
  • Disorder of Haemostasis
  • Prothrombin Time
  • Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time

Module 10: Basic Immunology and Immunohematology

  • Immunology
  • Immunology in the Clinical Laboratory
  • The Immune System
  • Immunoglobulins
  • Disease Involving the Immune System
  • Tests for Human Chronic Gonadotropin
  • Immunohematology
  • ABO Grouping
  • Rh Typing

Module 11: Urinalysis

  • The Urinary System
  • Diseases of the Kidneys
  • Urine Collection and Processing
  • Physical Examination of Urine
  • Chemical Examination of Urine

Module 12: Basic Clinical Chemistry

  • Analytes Commonly Tested in Chemistry Profiles
  • Types of Blood Specimens for Chemical Analysis
  • Collecting and Processing Blood Specimens
  • Chemistry Instrumentation
  • Blood Glucose and Hemoglobin A1c
  • Blood Cholesterol and Triglycerides
  • Electrolytes

Module 13: Basic Clinical Microbiology

  • Microbiology
  • Key Terms in Microbiology
  • Bacteriology Specimen Collection and Processing
  • Infection Prevention in Healthcare Settings

Module 14: Basic Parasitology

  • Parasitology
  • Organisms Parasitic for Humans
  • Collecting and Processing Specimens for Parasite Detection
  • Blood Smears for Parasite Detection

Module 15: Laboratory Accidents and Safety

  • Chemical Hazards
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Fire Hazards
  • Glassware Hazards
  • Infectious Waste
  • Final Decontamination of Waste Materials
  • Basic First-Aid Procedures

Module 16: Quality Assurance

  • Quality Assurance in the Clinical Laboratory
  • The Importance of Quality Assurance
  • Quality Improvement
  • QC Terminology
  • Erroneous Samples
  • Specificity and Sensitivity
  • Efficiency
  • The Steps of the Quality Assurance Programme


After completing all the modules of the Laboratory Expert Diploma course, your learning will be assessed by an automated multiple-choice based exam. You may choose to participate in a Mock Exam before attending the course completion Final Exam with no extra cost.


Now you can get the Course Completion Certificate of Laboratory Expert Diploma course from Skill Up at a 50% reduced price. The PDF version is for only £4.5 (Previously £9) and the Hard Copy is for only £7.5 (Previously £15), while both version will cost you £12 (Previously £24) only.

Who is this course for?

Existing professionals or newbies who work in this field can amplify their skills & knowledge of this topic with our internationally-recognised Laboratory Expert Diploma training, and it could make all the difference in escalating your career graph.

We know what Modern Online Learners are looking for – flexibility and accessibility. All of our courses are crafted and designed with those two words in mind. Grab a smart device or log in to your desktop to access our premium course contents. Don’t worry, our expert tutors and student assistants will be there for round the clock.

If you desire to learn and climb the ladder of success with your learning, we won’t ask for any specific prior education or experience. Enrol now in Laboratory Expert Diploma and start your learning journey.


There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which is ipen to both part-time and full-time learners.

Career path

  • Laboratory Technician
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Lab Manager
  • Chemistry Teacher

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What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

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An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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