QMLT Examination Application & Prerequisites

The NZIMLS offers the Qualified Medical Laboratory Technician Certificate (QMLT) examinations yearly in the following medical laboratory science discipline/subject areas:

  • Biochemistry
  • Donor Technician
  • Haematology
  • Histological Technique
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Mortuary Technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Specimen Services
  • Transfusion Science
  • Transfusion Science - Blood Products


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ALL QMLT CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO KEEP THEIR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP UNTIL THEY COMPLETE THEIR QUALIFICATION (i.e. complete the Logbook, pass the exam, complete the required number of hours and provide NZIMLS with a Completion of Hours form)

The 2017 QMLT Examination Prerequisites document is available for download here: pdf 2017 QMLT Examination Prerequisites.pdf (0.52MB)

NB: Not all of the MLS subjects listed above may be offered in each year. Please check with the NZIMLS Executive Office.

Once you have completed the required number of hours to complete your qualification, please download the pdf 2017 Completion of Hours (0.14MB) form, complete and return to the NZIMLS at sharon@nzimls.org.nz

NB: The Examination Application, Associate Membership Application and Completion of Hours forms are all fillable forms that must be opened with a .pdf reader.  All completed forms must be emailed to sharon@nzimls.org.nz

Logbooks for each discipline are available here.
NB: Please do not send us your entire Logbook. We only require the signed page.

Syllabi for each discipline are available here.