Laboratory Technician and Services Training

FREE PDF Certificate | Audio Visual Learning | 10 CPD Points | Assessment Included | Tutor Support | 1 Year Access



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8 hours
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1 year
No formal qualification
10 CPD hours / points
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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The Laboratory Technician Diploma is a wonderful learning opportunity for anyone who has a passion for this topic and is interested in enjoying a long career in the relevant industry. It’s also for anyone who is already working in this field and looking to brush up their knowledge and boost their career with a recognised certification.

This Laboratory Technician Diploma consists of several modules that take around 8 hours to complete. The course is accompanied by instructional videos, helpful illustrations, how-to instructions and advice.

The course is offered online at a very affordable price. That gives you the ability to study at your own pace in the comfort of your home. You can access the modules from anywhere and from any device.


10 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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Why choose this course

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Full Tutor Support on Weekdays

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

********** Course Modules***********

**Laboratory Technician Diploma**

Module 1: Introduction to the Course

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

Module 02: Medical Laboratory Services

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

Module 03: Laboratory Equipments (Part-01)

  • Introduction to Laboratory Equipments
  • General Labware
  • Types and Functions of Labware
  • Bottles
  • Test Tubes
  • Beakers
  • Graduated Cylinders
  • Flasks
  • Pipettes
  • Care and Cleaning of Labware
  • Safety Precautions
  • Summary

Module 04: Laboratory Equipments (Part-02)

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

Module 05: Microscope and How to Use It

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

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
  • Summary

Module 07: Sterilisation, Disinfection and Decontamination

  • Definition of Sterilisation
  • Methods of Sterilisation
  • Decontamination – Sterilisation and Disinfection
  • Summary

Module 08: Basic Haematology

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

Module 09: Basic Haemostasis (Coagulation)

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

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
  • Summary

Module 11: Urinalysis

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

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 Haemoglobin A1c
  • Blood Cholesterol and Triglycerides
  • Electrolytes
  • Summary

Module 13: Basic Clinical Microbiology

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

Module 14: Basic Parasitology

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

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
  • Summary

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 Program
  • Summary


Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion PDF certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99.

Who is this course for?

Whether you're an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this Laboratory Technician Diploma course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and a professional qualification attesting to your knowledge.


The Laboratory Technician Diploma is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

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