Laboratory Technology

Code 210.A0
SanctionDEC
SecteurChimie, biologie (06)
Code CUISEP411-000.CP
Nombre d'unités91 2/3 and 90 2/3
StatutProgram approved in 2001.
Organismes scolaires offrant le programme
Note(s)
Ce programme est offert en langue française : 
Techniques de laboratoire

Objectifs du programme

The goal of the Laboratory Technology program is to provide students with the aptitudes to become laboratory technologists in manufacturing companies, particularly those in the agro-food, pharmaceutical and environmental sectors. In addition, the students will be capable of working in biotechnology laboratories, laboratories of companies in the industrial chemistry, mining, mettalurgy, petrochemical, materials and pulp and paper sectors.

Specialization A: Biotechnology

The biotechnology specialization aims to train the students in the area of microorganisms and cells; to perform biochemical, microbiological and immunological analyses; to perform activities related to genetical engineering and to perform toxicity and ecotoxicity tests focusing on quality control, research, development and production.

Specialization B: Analytical Chemistry

The analytical chemistry specialization aims to train students to perform inorganic and organic chemical analyses and to use instrumental and manual methods, all the while focusing on quality control, research, development and production.

Durée de la formation

Option Spécifique (heures) Totale (heures)
Specialization A - Biotechnology 2055 2715
Specialization B - Analytical Chemistry 1995 2655

La durée totale inclut des cours de formation générale commune à tous les programmes pour 420 heures, des cours de formation générale propre à ce programme pour 150 heures ainsi que des cours de formation générale complémentaire pour 90 heures.


Les durées correspondent à la formation théorique et au travail de laboratoire des cours; elles excluent donc les heures de travail personnel de l'étudiante ou de l'étudiant.

Conditions d'admission

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

Must have passed the following secondary-level course(s):

• Sec. V TS or S – Secondary V Mathematics: Technical and Scientific (564506) or Science (565506) Options
• Sec. V Chemistry – Secondary V Chemistry (551504)

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Biological technologists and technicians (2221)
Chemical technologists and technicians (2211)
Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants (3212)

Appellation(s) d'emploi

technicien/technicienne au contrôle de la qualité – chimie
technicien/technicienne de laboratoire de chimie
technicien/technicienne de laboratoire médical
technologue de laboratoire de biologie

Relation avec le marché du travail

Insertion au marché du travail   (Information provenant du MEES)

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou code Énoncé de la compétence
01DP To analyze the occupations
01DQ To use math tools necessary for analysis
01DR To understand how the equipment operates
01DS To use general chemistry principles necessary for analysis interpretation
01DT To interpret analysis protocols
01DU To collect samples
01DV To take physiochemical measurements
01DW To take electrometric measurements
01DX To perform organic and biochemical analyses using capillary electrophoresis
01DY To perform organic chemistry and biochemistry analysis using molecular spectrometry
01DZ To perform organic chemistry and biochemistry analyses using instrumental chromatography
01E0 To maintain standards of quality
01E1 To prepare solutions
01E2 To asses data statistically
01E3 To identify organic molecules
01E4 To characterize biomolecules
01E5 To detect microorganisms
01E6 To manage chemicals and materials
Specialization A - Biotechnology
Numéro ou code Énoncé de la compétence
01E7 To characterize anatomical and physiological information
01E8 To apply immunological techniques
01EA To identify microorganisms
01EB To use laboratory animals
01EC To culture animal cells
01ED To culture plant cells
01EE To perform applied immunological analyses
01EF To perform toxicological and ecotoxicological analyses
01EG To perform applied biochemical analyses
01EH To perform applied microbilogical analyses
01EJ To perform activities related to genetic engineering
01EK To use cells in bioprocesses
01F1 To apply molecular biology techniques
Number of hours alloted to specific training: 2055 hours
Specialization B - Analytical Chemistry
Numéro ou code Énoncé de la compétence
01EL To characterize the chemical processes used in Québec's main industries
01EM To use automated devices
01EN To prepare samples
01EP To perform gravimetric analyses
01EQ To perform titrimetric analyses
01ER To perform electorchewmical analyses
01ES To perform atomic spectometry analyses
01ET To perform thermal analyses
01EU To perform organic and inorganic chemical analyses using instrumental manual methods
Number of hours alloted to specific training: 1995 hours