This course imparts knowledge and hands-on-training skills used in clinical laboratories. The course content is designed to impart in-depth knowledge in human anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology and pathology.
The job entails analysing body fluids by performing biochemical, haematological, immunological, microscopic and diagnostic analysis. Their findings help doctors with the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Medical laboratory technologists work in diagnostic laboratories, hospitals, nursing homes, research and biotechnology laboratories and reference labs. With a growth rate of 14% in employment in this industry the demand of efficient laboratory technicians has outpaced supply.