School of Applied Sciences, Federal Polytechnic Ede


The Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) programme is multi-disciplinary and provides diverse career opportunities in all Engineering fields, industrial organisations, medical and paramedical fields, food and drug related industries and physical and biological sciences.

The Science Laboratory Technology programme is offered at National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) level. Presently, at the Higher National Diploma level, there are four programme options namely:

  • SLT Biochemistry Option
  • SLT Chemistry Option
  • SLT Microbiology Option
  • SLT Physics / Electronics Option

The ND SLT programme is also offered at both Daily Part-time and Regular Part-time level with flexible teaching hours.

The ND SLT programme is designed to produce technicians capable of carrying out various laboratory analysis and practical work under the supervision of a Technologist. The HND SLT programme on the other hand is designed to produce technologist in the various options afore-mentioned above with full-hands on practical skills that would make them both job creators, innovators or inventions.