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


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.

Applications for all NZIMLS examinations must now be electronically submitted and be in the hands of the NZIMLS Executive Office on or before the closing date of 20th May 2017

To submit an examination application please complete pdf 2017 Examination Application (0.17MB) and thepdf 2017 Associate Membership Application (0.33MB) forms and return together with the examination fee to the NZIMLS at sharon@nzimls.org.nz 

Note: These are "fillable forms" which you may complete on-screen, then save to your computer before emailing to our office (no need to print off). If you do not have Adobe Acrobat you can download it here: https://get.adobe.com/reader/

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.  Syllabi for each discipline are available here.