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
  • General Technician (subject to approval by the MSC)
  • Haematology
  • Histological Technique
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Mortuary Services
  • Phlebotomy
  • Specimen Services
  • Transfusion Science
  • Transfusion Science - Blood Products

Important note: New for 2018 QMLT Examinations
The common syllabus and discipline syllabus 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.

pdf Examination Regulations 2018 (0.32MB)

The 2018 QMLT Examination Applications are now closed.

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

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.

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