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Chemical Laboratory Technician

Tuition fee CA$16,103 per year

The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$14,694), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for three semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

More information

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Overview

In this two-year diploma program, you will benefit from practical training and learn the essential principles and techniques used in the biochemical sciences. You will gain hands-on experience needed to perform experiments and determinations with the precision required in a broad range of industries. That means getting hands-on training in the proper care and use of laboratory apparatus for wet and instrumental methods.

The program covers a broad range of topics, including organic and analytical chemistry, biochemistry, industrial microbiology, as well as pharmaceutical and instrumental methods.

Common First Semester

This program shares a common first year with the three-year:

You can transfer to these programs after the second semester or upon graduation.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Perform assays and determinations with speed, precision and accuracy
  • Care of laboratory apparatus for wet and instrumental methods
  • Physical, chemical and microbiological analysis
  • Conduct basic manual analysis
  • Prepare organic and inorganic compounds
  • Perform instrumental chemical analysis and report results

Affiliations/Associations

  • Canadian Society of Microbiologists
  • Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC)

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Laboratory technician
  • Quality control technician
  • Analytical chemistry technician
Apply Now! January 2024
Application start
Mar 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 8, 2024
Apply Now! May 2024
Application start
Jun 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 6, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
Application start
Oct 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! January 2024
Application start
Mar 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 8, 2024
Apply Now! May 2024
Application start
Jun 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 6, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
Application start
Oct 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States