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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Applied Laboratory Technician Certificate

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The Applied Laboratory Technician Certificate program prepares students to work in a variety of high demand laboratory careers.  Our graduates will be prepared to work in manufacturing facilities such as chemical, pharmaceutical, food, or wastewater treatment.  At the facility, they would monitor production processes or act as quality control technicians.

Other duties of an Applied Laboratory Technicians may include adjusting process equipment to improve production efficiency and output or collecting samples from production batches and testing the samples for impurities and other defects. Applied Laboratory Technicians also test product packaging to make sure it is well designed, durable, and will have a limited impact on the environment.

After completing the Applied Laboratory Technician Certificate Program, the student will be able to do the following:

  • Monitor chemical processes and test the quality of products to make sure that they meet standards and specifications.
  • Demonstrate appropriate setup and maintenance of laboratory instruments and equipment.
  • Prepare chemical solutions.
  • Conduct chemical and physical experiments, tests, and analyses for a variety of purposes.
  • Analyze the results of tests and analysis.

Curriculum for a Certificate in Applied Laboratory Technician

General Education Core 6
Applied Laboratory Technician Core 13
Restricted Electives 11
Total Credit Hours Required  30

Program Disclaimer

This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of study for this calendar year. Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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