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MLA/T Credential

The mission of the MLPAO is to advocate, advance and enhance medical laboratory professionals to facilitate collaborative practice, provide quality diagnostic information and improve healthcare.

The MLPAO Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician (MLA/T) certification exam provides the public and employers assurance of competent, knowledgeable and skilled health care providers, who meet provincial standards.  Certification credentials provide newly and previously certified MLA/Ts with increased employment opportunities and portability.

The MLPAO is implementing the use of a new credential that acknowledges these health care professionals who have met the provincial standards and are maintaining continued competence and professionalism.

This new credential will indicate that the MLA/T is certified and has met continuing education requirements. *This credential will also apply to those that have passed the OSMT Certification Exam prior to Nov. 1st, 2018.