QMLT Examination Application & Prerequisites

2020 Application forms will be available mid-March 2020

NOTE: Payment must accompany your application;
           All sections of the form must be completed for your application to be accepted.


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: New for QMLT Examinations
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© 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 (Logbooks)for each discipline are available here.
NB: Please do not send us your entire Practical Assessment. We only require the signed page.

Curricula (syllabi) for each discipline are available here.

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