Diploma in MLT

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

A modern career opportunity in the employees dominated market! As part of the health-care team, the Medical Laboratory Technologist manages a large variety of laboratory tests and procedures that assist doctors in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases. PGC programme provides a scientific foundation as well a thorough competency-based training solution enabling the students to develop hands on knowledge to acquire employment in the industry. The fact that we closely work with TOP end industry partners provide our students the access to most modern methodologies and equipment which prepares graduates ready for employment across the globe.

ONLINE / ON CAMPUS / ON THE JOB - hybrid delivery method.

The programme objective is employability. Hence the PGC will put emphasis on the skill competencies levels and on the job training as the Cofocus of the delivery. For this purpose, we will be using the CPT (Curricular practical training) methodology where most of the time the student shall be employed, and the employment experience shall be carefully vetted and validated as the training. The first semester ( 4-5 months) shall be lectures, classroom practical’s, demonstrations which the student has to attend according the class time schedules( Full time or Part time ). Some of our modules may be delivered fully or partly through video presentations. The programme PGC Education management has the industrial training carried out in collaboration with major private healthcare institution networks. PGC Education Academy reserves the right to change the venue, date, and time for some modules and practical which will not be more than 30% of the whole programme.

  • Cell Biology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology I & II
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Hematology & Blood Bank Serology
  • Immunology
  • Histopathology
  • Genetics & Molecular Biology
  • Laboratory Management Laboratory Techniques Electives (choice of three)
  • Statistics & Analysis of Scientific Information & Data
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Quality control and assurance

PGC Diploma in MLT Students are assured admission to bachelors studies within an existing framework of articulation agreements

The PGC Diploma in MLT students could opt to transfer to any healthcare related (Bio Medicine, Bio Technology, Nursing, Microbiology, Biology Medical Laboratory Science, etc.) In corresponding year of bachelors overseas in more than 60 University partners in over 20 countries including and but not limiting to Canada, UK, Australia, France, Singapore, Malaysia. Contact PATHE Study Aboard for more information. www.pathestudyabroad.lk

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First year
1st semester
You may choose Working or Non-working batches.
Full Time (Non-Working batch) 9am to 4pm on Monday to Friday.
Part Time (Working batch) 9am to 6pm on Saturday, Sunday & Public holidays.
You may download our lectures withing 30 days from the delivery.
First year
2nd & 3rd semesters
Curricular practical training (CPT)
Revision / Assignment / project work discussion twice a month Sundays
Second year
1st, 2nd and 3rd semesters
Curricular practical training (CPT)
Revision / Assignment / project work discussion twice a month Sundays

Three (3) Simple Passes in GCE Advanced Level
(including for Biology as subject) or a recognized University Degree foundation program or equivalent.


Those with work experience at a laboratory registered with PHSRC or at a government establishment OR those with other relevant MLT qualifications will be assessed on case by case by our academic council followed with an aptitude test for providing of Credit exemptions.
Those who has more than 5 years work experience are exempted from the CPT.


English, Sinhala

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