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Medical Laboratory Assistants/Technicians


The MLPAO is the certifying body for Medical Laboratory Assistants/Technicians (MLA/Ts) in the province of Ontario. The association's certification program validates that an individual has attained a recognized level of standards and training through MLPAO approved educational institutions. With the use of an examination process, the association has granted MLA/T certification to over 25,000 individuals. 

Certification by the MLPAO is regarded as the preferred examination by many Ontario employers.


Medical Laboratory Technologists


The certifying body for Medical Laboratory Technologists is the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS). Please contact them directly for further information regarding the certification of MLTs.

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