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Learning Outcome


Explore the core skills used in the laboratory and know how to manage and monitor laboratory work with this Laboratory Technician Diploma course.

While a laboratory can be a centre of innovation and creation, it can also be a place of danger if you do not know the correct way to handle and use the different laboratory equipment. That’s where laboratory technicians come in. Often called the backbone of scientific research, good laboratory technicians are needed now more than ever. This course covers the essential skills and information you will need to take advantage of this demand.

Covering the basic skills you should know about working in the laboratory safely, you will come to understand a laboratory’s complex systems and learn how to perform highly technical mechanical and diagnostic tests in a range of different medical and scientific laboratories. The course also covers the procedures for collecting, studying and analysing samples, performing tests on body fluids, teeth, chemical compounds, biological specimens and other fields of science. By taking this course, you will quickly learn to master the essential laboratory skills, boost your confidence and improve your career prospects.

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

Total Endorsed Certification Time

The demonstrated time is the estimated time that is expected to be taken by a learner to pursue all the learning outcomes of the course. The Total Qualification Time is comprised of the time a learner will take to cover all the course materials along with the quizzes and assignment completion.

Total Endorsed Certification time for this course is 200 hours.

Guided Learning Hours

These hours are made up of all real-time contact time and guidance of a learner by One Education. This is a self-paced online course. You will get 12 months access to our learning portal, so it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

GLH for this Endorsed Certification is 25 hours.

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


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

Why study this course

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

Laboratory Technician Career Guide

Course Curriculum

Laboratory Technician Diploma - Updated Version
Module 01: Introduction to the Course 00:14:00
Module 02: Medical Laboratory Services 00:23:00
Module 03: Laboratory Equipments (Part-01) 00:28:00
Module 04: Laboratory Equipments (Part-02) 00:17:00
Module 05: Microscope and How to Use it 00:19:00
Module 06: Solutions Used in Clinical/Medical Laboratory 00:19:00
Module 07: Sterilisation, Disinfection and Decontamination 00:20:00
Module 08: Basic Haematology 00:50:00
Module 09: Basic Haemostasis (Coagulation) 00:30:00
Module 10: Basic Immunology and Immunohematology 00:40:00
Module 11: Urinalysis 00:37:00
Module 12: Basic Clinical Chemistry 00:41:00
Module 13: Basic Clinical Microbiology 00:28:00
Module 14: Basic Parasitology 00:31:00
Module 15: Laboratory Accidents and Safety 00:20:00
Module 16: Quality Assurance 00:22:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Laboratory Technician Diploma 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Laboratory Technician Diploma 00:20:00
Assignment – Laboratory Technician Diploma 01:10:00
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Laboratory Technician Diploma - Old Version
Module 01: Introduction to Laboratory Technician
Introduction to Laboratory Technician 00:30:00
Module 02: Role of Medical Laboratory Services
Role of Medical Laboratory Services 00:25:00
Module 03: Laboratory Policies
Laboratory Policies 00:20:00
Module 04: Solutions Used in Medical Laboratory
Solutions Used in Medical Laboratory 00:35:00
Module 05: Laboratory Wares
Laboratory Wares 00:45:00
Module 06: Laboratory Instruments
Laboratory Instruments 01:30:00
Module 07: Sterilisation and Disinfection
Sterilisation and Disinfection 00:35:00
Module 08: Laboratory Accidents and Safety
Laboratory Accidents and Safety 00:50:00
Module 09: Quality Assurance
Quality Assurance 00:30:00
Module 10: Glossary
Glossary 00:15:00
  • 1 year
  • Number of Units28
  • Number of Quizzes2
  • 15 hours, 24 minutes

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