Earn an Applied Laboratory Technician Certificate!

Train with industry experts and earn an Applied Laboratory Technician certificate.

Blue Ridge CTC’s Applied Laboratory Technician certificate imparts students industry-focused practical training to learn real-time laboratory techniques and skills.

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Why Earn an Applied Laboratory Technician Certificate

With an Applied Laboratory Technician certificate, learn essential laboratory skills through hands-on experience to efficiently perform in a laboratory setting.

    • Learn transferable laboratory skills in quality assurance.
    • Advance an existing career.
    • Earn credits to be used toward a future degree.
    • Explore elective options to align the program with your career goals.

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Projected for chemical technicians between 2020-30 as compiled by BLS.

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Plan a Promising Career With an Applied Laboratory Technician Certificate

With our Applied Laboratory Technician certificate, learn chemical processes applicable in different manufacturing settings.

In this program, students build an understanding of adjusting process equipment to improve production efficiency and output, collect samples from production batches and test samples for impurities and other defects.

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    One-year

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    On-campus, Hybrid

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    30

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What Will You Learn - Curriculum Overview

Work with industry experts to learn concepts of analytical testing and quality control through hands-on laboratory experience.

The comprehensive curriculum teaches students fundamental concepts required to perform a lab technician’s duties, such as concepts of chemistry, analytical instrumentation, process technology system and operation, and more. The program allows students to:

    • 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.

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Let’s hear from our alumni who successfully completed this Applied Laboratory Technician certificate program and came closer to their career goals.

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Worried About Financing? Many Options Exist for Financial Aid.

Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.

Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child pay for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
    • Student Work-Study Opportunities
    • Student Loans
    • Special Grant Funding Opportunities
    • Blue Ridge CTC Foundation Scholarship opportunities

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With this time-saving and cost-effective certificate as an Applied Laboratory Technician, get started on a path to a promising lab technician career in the industry by training with highly skilled faculty. This program trains students for potential careers such as chemical laboratory technician, instrumentation technician, sample entry technician, quality assurance technician, etc.
The comprehensive curriculum of the Applied Laboratory Technician certificate program teaches students fundamental concepts required to perform a lab technician’s duties such as concepts of chemistry, analytical instrumentation, process technology system and operation, and more. Students build an understanding of adjusting process equipment to improve production efficiency and output, collecting samples from production batches and testing the samples for impurities and other defects.

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Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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