QMLT 2022 Examination Applications are now CLOSED

No late applications will be accepted.


NOTE: Examination date Saturday 8 OCTOBER 2022

pdf QMLT Examination Prerequisites 2022 (0.14MB)

Examination resources are available here.


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

  • Biochemistry
  • Component Processing (previously Blood Products)
  • Donor Technician
  • General Technician
  • Haematology
  • Histology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Mortuary Services
  • Phlebotomy
  • Specimen Services
  • Transfusion Science

Important note:
The common curriculum and discipline curriculum are assessed by one examination, which contains two components. Candidates must gain a minimum of a 'C' grade (50%) in the common component, and a minimum of a 'C' grade (50%) in the discipline specific component of the written examination.

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 form,pdf Completion of Hours Form© (0.15MB) complete and return to the NZIMLS at sharon@nzimls.org.nz

All completed forms are to be emailed to sharon@nzimls.org.nz

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

Curricula  for each discipline are available here.

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