Join our 6-month certificate program at the UAE Genetic Disease Association.

Gain specialized training in a state-of-the-art laboratory, focusing on key areas like sample collection, equipment operation, and result reporting.

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Designed around ISO 15189 standards, this program offers theoretical, practical, and real-world components. Elevate your skills and excel in modern medical laboratories.


Program Type

In person at UAEGDA Laboratory and Sheikh Zayed Research Center.

Program Duration

6 months

Pre-Analytical Process

This stage encompasses laboratory sample collection and registration, ensuring meticulous documentation and organization before analysis begins.

Post-Analytical Process

Following analysis, this stage focuses on result reporting, where findings are communicated effectively to relevant parties for further action or decision-making.

Analytical Process

This phase involves the reception of samples and the operation of machinery within the Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics departments. It also includes the utilization of Laboratory Information Systems and relevant Lab Quality Management Systems to streamline processes and ensure accuracy.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Execute all assigned laboratory tasks in adherence to the established competencies of the profession.

  • Adhere to established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols, and safety guidelines to ensure the practice of safe laboratory procedures.

  • Validate pertinent data and contribute to ensuring the collection of appropriate specimens according to established SOPs.

  • Process specimens sourced from diverse origins in accordance with established SOPs

  • Perform pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical procedures on specimens from various sources following established SOPs.

  • Utilize diverse analyzers for medical laboratory testing using approved methods, adhering to laboratory standards and established procedures.

  • Adhere to quality assurance policies and procedures and actively engage in quality assurance initiatives.

Training Application Requirements

Updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) detailing personal information, educational qualifications, interests, and achievements.

Two Letters of Recommendation from university professors.

Valid passport and valid UAE visa (For locals: Family Book).

College/University Transcripts.

Letter of Good Standing.

Valid Emirates ID.

Birth Certificate.

Six recent passport-sized photos with a white background.

Medical Fitness Certificate (Vaccination): BCG, HBV, and Tetanus vaccinations are mandatory. Hemophilus Influenza vaccination is optional.

Application Process

Apply online by sending your applications via email to the following addresses: