West Coast College of Health Care
West Coast College, established in 1991, is proud to be the first Medical Lab Assistant college to open in British Columbia. With a genuine commitment to quality education and affordable tuition, our college is dedicated to empowering students to become competent and compassionate medical laboratory assistants. West Coast College fosters a diverse and accessible learning environment, focusing on relevant and practical training. We see unlimited potential in our students and consider it our mission to equip them with the essential skills and knowledge they need to thrive in their careers.
Graduate Employment History
Since opening in 1991, West Coast College has proudly witnessed the graduation of over 1,000 students. A testament to the college’s commitment to excellence and the efficacy of its programs, an impressive 90-95% of these graduates have successfully secured employment in their respective fields. This translates to between 900 to 950 individuals who have seamlessly transitioned from student life at West Coast College to rewarding careers in their chosen professions.
Is West Coast College of Health Care a Designated School for student funding?
Yes, West Coast College is Designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). For additional information about the College, please contact West Coast College Administrative Office, #204 – 9648 128 street, Surrey, British Columbia 604-951-6644 or call 1-800-807-8558.
Medical laboratory assistant
At West Coast College, the Medical Laboratory Assistant course is a thoughtful blend of focused learning and practical experience, designed to thoroughly prepare students for a rewarding career in healthcare. This 28-week program, complemented by a 4-week clinical practicum, guides students through essential skills such as blood collection (phlebotomy), operating laboratory equipment, specimen processing, data entry, and performing electrocardiograms (ECG). Students also learn the importance of maintaining quality control in clinical settings and how to communicate effectively and compassionately with patients and other healthcare providers.
Embark on a fulfilling, impactful career with the tools and knowledge that West Coast College's Medical Laboratory Assistant program provides. Enroll today and take the first step toward a brighter future.
For any inquiries or assistance with the application process, please reach out to West Coast College. Our dedicated staff is available from Monday to Thursday, 9 AM to 3 PM (Pacific Time). You can call us at (604) 951-6644, call us toll-free at 1-800-807-8558, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We're here to help guide you on your educational journey!
“West Coast College has taught me absolutely everything I needed to know to be successful as a Medical Lab Assistant and in the Health Care Field. My experience at the college was an excellent one, from the instructor to the diagnostic and technical aspects, it always remained knowledgeable and fun. I would highly recommend and have recommended West Coast College to many people already. At West Coast College you learn everything from technical, diagnostic, professionalism, cardiology, and terminology and even have time for some interesting questions and experiences along the way.”
- Carrie Jansen, West Coast College Graduate
“Thank you West Coast College for offering such a great program. I had a job before my practicum ended. I am also getting trained on the job!”
- Cindy Driessen, West Coast College Graduate