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, Organic Synthesis and Biochemical and Microbiological techniques as well as an overview of key underlying theoretical principles.
This program requires a mobile device (laptop or tablet).
Students entering this program are entering a Mobile Learning - Class+ Experience program. The Class+ Experience is exclusive to Lambton College, where technology inspires learning. Mobile devices allow students to experience learning both inside and outside the classroom, integrating educational apps and tools into class activities. See device requirements.
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O.S.S.D or equivalent with:
Grade 12 Mathematics
Grade 12 English
Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry
Grade 11 or 12 Biology (Recommended)
Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English and Math. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.
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 lab.