Local Employment Requirements
Medical laboratory technicians in New Brunswick are not required to be certified. However, technicians can be certified via a voluntary process set up by the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science.
According to the New Brunswick Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists, preference is given to candidates who are certified by the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science.
Note: A study is being conducted on a mandatory certification procedure for medical laboratory technicians in Canada.
Additional information for foreign trained workers may be found at the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials: http://www.cicic.ca.
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A medical laboratory technician must have a high school diploma and on-the-job training, or complete a six to fourteen month program for medical laboratory assistants.
NBCC Saint John Campus (English)
950 Grandview Avenue
P.O. Box 2270
Saint John, NB E2L 3V1
Phone: (506) 658-6600 or 1-800-416-4080
Fax: (506) 658-6792
CCNB Campus d'Edmundston
160, rue du Réservoir
Grand-Sault, NB E3Y 3W3
Téléphone: (888) 875-2322
Fax: (506) 473-7769
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