3212-Medical and Pathology Laboratory Technicians

Job Title: 

Medical and Pathology Laboratory Technicians

Job Description: 

Medical and pathology laboratory technicians perform clinical tests on specimens of bodily fluids and tissues in order to obtain information about the health of a patient or cause of death.


Analyzing laboratory findings to check the accuracy of the results

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

907 - Medical Clinical Sciences

Specific Occupations: 

321201 - Medical Laboratory Technician
Description : Performs routine medical laboratory tests and operates diagnostic laboratory equipment under the supervision of medical laboratory scientists and pathologists.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Clinical Microbiology Technician, Cytology Technician, Haematology Technician, Histopathology Technician, Medical Bloodbank Technician, Medical Laboratory Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technical Officer, Medical Research Officer, Medical Science Technician, Pathology Technician, Phlebotomist, Venepuncturist

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa