Chemical Laboratory Technician
Program Code: CLAB (International) Length of Program: Two-Year Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Diploma Starts: Sep (Open)
Term 1 CHM-1106 General Chemistry I MTH-1904 Mathematics for Technology I CHM-1702 Analytical Techniques COM-1013 Critical Thinking and Writing JSS-1001 Job Search and Success GED-XXX3 General Education Elective Term 2 CHM-2106 General Chemistry II MTH-2904 Mathematics for Technology II CHM-2702 Laboratory Techniques COM-2043 Communications for Technology BIO-2306 Biochemistry OHS-2012 Health and Safety for Industrial Processes Academic Break Academic Break Term 3 CHM-3106 General Chemistry III STA-1903 Statistics for Technology CHM-3706 Analytical - Physical and Spectrometry Methods CHM-2812 Introduction to Industrial Chemical Processes GED-XXX3 General Education Elective Term 4 BIO-4306 Biotechnology CHM-4903 Quality Assurance and Control CHM-4706 Analytical - Separation and Imaging Methods ENV-6114 Environmental Management GED-XXX3 General Education Elective

The Chemical Laboratory Technician program will produce technically skilled problem solvers. Graduates will be prepared to assume entry-level positions in a variety of industrial, government or consulting organizations. The course of study includes hands-on introductions to Laboratory Analyzers and Biochemical and Microbiological techniques as well as an overview of key underlying theoretical principles.

Interested in a three-year option? Students spend the last term of this program on an applied research project - see our Chemical Laboratory Technology program.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D or equivalent with:

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program can calibrate, operate, and maintain laboratory equipment. Assist in the setup and conduct of chemical and biological tests and experiments. Assist in developing and conducting sampling and data analysis. Record and compile experimental or analytical results for later interpretation.

Chemical Laboratory Technicians are employed in food and beverage production, petrochemical processing, pharmaceutical production, cosmetics production, natural product and vitamin processing, federal and provincial government inspection labs, and research labs.

Tuition Fees

Please visit the international tuition fee section for individual program fees. For more information regarding tuition, please contact or 519-542-7751 ext 3018.