Microbiology Laboratory Technician

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5 hours
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12 months
No formal qualification
5 CPD hours / points
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This Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course provides an excellent foundation in the skills & knowledge required for a career in these laboratories and allows you to achieve valuable work experience. Simply enrol in this course with a special discount, get certified instantly, and advance your career as a lab technician today.

Like all the courses of One Education, this Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course is also designed with the utmost attention and thorough research. All the topics are broken down into easy to understand bite-sized modules that help our learners to understand each lesson very easily.

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After completing the Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course, you will instantly get an e-certificate that will help you get jobs in the relevant field and will enrich your CV.

If you want to learn about this topic and want to get professional qualifications, you should consider this Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course from One Education.

Why People Love This Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course From One Education

  • Instantly accessible CPD-accredited certificate on successful completion of this Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course
  • 24/7 access to the course for 12 months
  • Study at your own pace
  • No hidden fees or exam charges
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)
  • Efficient assessment and instant results


5 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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Our learners are our top priority, and you as a learner will gain tremendous knowledge and skill on this topic from this Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course.

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Our course will help you get employed in the relevant field and advance your career. Enjoy this expertly made course from One Education. Enrol now!

Course Curriculum Of The Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course

Here is a detailed course curriculum breakdown of the Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course:

Module 1 - Introduction to Microbiology

  • What Is Microbiology?
  • Why Is Microbiology Important?
  • How Do We Know? Microbiology in Perspective: To the Golden Age and Beyond
  • Light Microscopy
  • Electron Microscopy

Module 2 – Cell Structure and Organisation

  • Two Fundamentally Di?erent Types of Cell
  • Prokaryotic Cells
  • Eukaryotic Cells

Module 3 – Microbial Diversity: Prokaryote Diversity

  • A Few Words About Classification
  • Domain: Archaea
  • Domain: Bacteria

Module 4 – Microbial Diversity: Eukaryote Diversity

  • The Fungi
  • The Protista

Module 5 – Viruses, Viroids, and Prions

  • What Are Viruses?
  • Viral Structure
  • Shapes of Viruses
  • How Virus Replicate
  • Animal Viruses
  • Viruses and Infectious Disease
  • Plant Viruses
  • Viroids
  • Prions

Module 6 – Interactions between Microbes and Humans

  • The Human Host
  • The Progress of an Infection
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • Universal Blood and Body Fluid Precautions

Module 7 – Human Microbial Diseases

  • Bacterial Diseases in Humans
  • Viral Diseases in Humans
  • Parasitic Diseases in Human
  • Fungal Diseases in Humans

Module 8 – Microorganisms in the Environment

  • The Carbon Cycle
  • The Nitrogen Cycle
  • The Sulphur Cycle
  • The Microbiology of Soilt

Module 9: Laboratory Equipment (Part-01)

  • Introduction to Laboratory Equipment
  • General Labware
  • Types and Functions of Labware
  • Bottles

Module 10: Laboratory Equipment (Part-02)

  • Common Laboratory Equipment
  • Centrifuges
  • Autoclaves
  • Laboratory Balances

Module 11: Solutions Used in Clinical/Medical Laboratory

  • Solutions, Solute and Solvent
  • Percent Solutions
  • Molar Solutions
  • Normal Solutions

Module 12: Sterilisation, Disinfection and Decontamination

  • Definition of Sterilisation
  • Methods of Sterilisation
  • Decontamination- Sterilisation and Disinfection

Module 13: Laboratory Accidents and Safety

  • Chemical Hazards
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Fire Hazards
  • Glassware Hazards


After completing the Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format for £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, for just £15.

Who is this course for?

This Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course is ideal for

  • People looking to develop their skills and expertise as a Microbiology Laboratory Technician
  • People searching for a job/promotion in microbiology labs
  • Anyone looking to learn a new skill or acquire some knowledge


There are no specific prerequisites to enrol in this Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course. Anyone and everyone can take this course.

The Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course is fully accessible from any internet-enabled smart device. So, you can study from the comfort of your home!

All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and to be over the age of 16.

Career path

This Microbiology Laboratory Technician Course will help you procure a job in the relevant field and will allow you to advance your career. Many laboratory job opportunities will be available for you to explore after completing this course. This course also increases your competency to be eligible for promotions at work.

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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.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

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 ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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