Phlebotomy Technician Certificate

About the Career

Calm and professional, phlebotomy technicians collect blood samples when donors give or patients need medical tests. Medical professionals use blood tests to diagnose illness, evaluate medications’ effectiveness and determine whether a patient is low in nutrients.

Qualities for Success

Compassionate, detail-oriented students with good hand-eye coordination do well in this program.

Career Outlook

Employment opportunities are found in the many facilities in the area, with a mean hourly wage of approximately $14.53.

About the Program

The Phlebotomy Technician Program includes a combination of classroom instruction, labs and clinical training to prepare students to flourish in the field. Students train in small classes with instructors with years of practical experience.

Certification

The program prepares students to excel on the Phlebotomy Technician Exam (CPT) administered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Students will also complete the Healthcare Provider CPR certification.

How to Begin

A high school diploma or GED is required. Clinical sites require participants to have updated immunizations, background checks, drug screens and verified IDs.

An application is required prior to registration: Phlebotomy Technician Student Application.

Financial aid is available for students who qualify.

Course # Title Hrs
PLAB 1023 Phlebotomy Technician 84
PLAB 1060 Clinical Phlebotomy 48

National Certification

Students successfully completing these courses will be prepared to take the Phlebotomy Technician Exam (CPT) administered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Students will also complete the Healthcare Provider CPR certification.

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