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Course Overview

This course is designed to prepare the participants for the Medical Laboratory Scientist American Society for Clinical Pathology International [MLS(ASCPi)]  or Medical Laboratory Technician [MLT (ASCPi)] certification examinations.   This exam is administered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the largest clinical laboratory society in the world with membership of over 130,000.  


Both certifications are well sought after as they are one of the “gold standards” by medical laboratory professionals in more than 30 countries around the world.  Individuals with MLT(ASCPi) or MLS(ASCPi) certification have a definite advantage in employment opportunities and career progression in the healthcare industry.  


The course is conducted by practising medical technologists, scientific officers and experienced lecturers.

Who Should Attend

  • Polytechnic Diploma in Biomedical Science holders who intend to work in a clinical laboratory. 

  • Medical Laboratory Technologists/Technicians working in the Clinical Laboratory with GCE “O”, “A’ levels or Diploma or equivalent. 

  • Medical Technologists and Scientific Officers with relevant university degrees and above.

What You'll Learn

This preparatory course involving tutorials and revisions will cover 7 topics as described in the MLS (ASCPi) or MLT (ASCPi) examination content guidelines:


  1. Blood Banking (3hrs) 

  2. Urinalysis & Other Body Fluids (2hrs) 

  3. Chemistry (3hrs) 

  4. Haematology (4hrs) 

  5. Immunology (2hrs) 

  6. Microbiology (4 hrs) 

  7. Laboratory Operation s (2hrs) 




Upon passing the assessments, participants will receive the Certificate of Accomplishment for MLS (ASCPi) or MLT (ASCPi) Examination (Preparatory) 

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

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1 month

(9 AM – 5 PM)


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)
Full Course Fee S$406.60

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    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A,

    Level 3, Unit 81

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

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