Medical Laboratory Assistants (MLAs), sometimes known as Clinical Support Workers, help scientists and medical staff to diagnose and treat patients and play an important role in the patient diagnosis process. Professionals in this career work under the direction of Lab Technologists and Scientists.
If you’re interested in being a part of medical science and working in a rewarding, stable career, training as a Medical Lab Assistant could be an excellent career choice.
NTI’s Medical Laboratory Assistant program is unique in that it prepares graduates to pursue employment opportunities in three separate positions:
Professional MLA’s work in a variety of settings including:
Professionals in this position often analyze body tissue and fluid samples taken from patients. MLA’s are responsible for making chemical solutions and stocks of culture media, sterilizing equipment, labeling and sorting tissue samples, operating equipment and using computer programs to analyze test results.
Graduates of this program enter the professional world with confidence, secure in the knowledge that they have the necessary skills to serve patients and impress prospective employers. In this program you’ll learn important skills including:
Healthcare is a “hands on” profession and there is no better way to learn it than by actually performing the job in a real clinical setting. That’s why as a student in the NTI Medical Lab Assistant program, you may take part in a professional externship experience. An externship is a great way to gain real world job experience and get a feel for your new career after you complete the program and meet the school’s graduation criteria.
As a graduate of this program, you’ll be prepared to achieve National Certification. National Certification is recognized throughout the industry and let’s employers know how capable you are.
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* Externship not guaranteed
*This program is offered at the Scarborough campus only.
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Since completing my training at NTI, I have virtually doubled my weekly income, and above all else, I love what I’m doing and you just can’t put a price tag on that. Thank you NTI.Steven Gauck
Thanks to Northeast, four weeks into the program I received four job offers! It was great to have companies knocking at my door instead of me begging for a job.John Forgione
NTI does an outstanding job of preparing their students for the challenges of the ‘real-world’. I consider our partnership to be an integral part of our success.Tony Correale, Partner
In my search for a school in the area, I looked at all the local colleges, but in every case NTI became the best choice. With your flexible hours it makes it easier for me to attend and I am so comfortable and confident in my studies. You have a wonderful school and staff…Well done!Marcia Ellis
This experience has been the best of my life. I cannot say enough wonderful things about all of my instructors – the instructors love and passion for teaching was evident every single day in the classrooms. I recommend this school to anyone that is interested in furthering their education.Laura Morgan
Over the past year, we have hired a significant number of NTI graduates—the partnership is such a win-win situation for both of us. Thanks for sending us such great candidates for our clinical externships!Ian Riddell