Phlebotomy Technician Course

Our comprehensive 80-hour Phlebotomy Technician Course is designed to equip aspiring healthcare professionals with the essential knowledge and practical skills required to excel in the field of phlebotomy. The course is divided into two components: 40 hours of didactic instruction and 40 hours of practical training in a clinical setting. This program not only meets the educational eligibility criteria necessary to become a California Certified Phlebotomist but also ensures that students are well-prepared for the demands of this critical healthcare role.

Delivery Format: Residential 

Course Objectives:

  • Mastering Phlebotomy Techniques: Develop proficiency in venipuncture and capillary puncture techniques, ensuring accurate and efficient blood specimen collection.
  • Understanding Anatomy and Physiology: Gain a solid understanding of the anatomy and physiology relevant to phlebotomy, including knowledge of vascular structures and the circulatory system.
  • Infection Control and Safety: Learn and apply industry-standard infection control practices and safety protocols to minimize the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and ensure a safe working environment.
  • Patient Interaction and Communication Skills: Develop effective communication skills to interact with patients, explain procedures, and alleviate anxieties associated with blood collection.
  • Hands-On Clinical Experience: Apply theoretical knowledge in a real-world clinical setting during 40 hours of practical training. Gain exposure to various healthcare settings, working with diverse patient populations.
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations: Understand the legal and ethical aspects of phlebotomy practice, including patient confidentiality, informed consent, and adherence to relevant state regulations, with a particular focus on California requirements.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will not only have fulfilled the educational eligibility requirements for California Certified Phlebotomist licensure but will also possess the confidence and competence needed to excel in their roles as phlebotomy technicians. Our program combines rigorous didactic instruction with hands-on training to ensure that graduates are well-prepared to contribute to the healthcare industry as skilled and ethical phlebotomy professionals.

Program Requirements and Disclosures

1. Admission Requirements and California Requirements for  Phlebotomy Technician Program:

To be eligible for the  Phlebotomy Technician  program in California, you must fulfill ONE of the following requirements:

a) Provide a copy of your high school completion transcript. 

b) Submit a transcript indicating successful completion of a graduation equivalency exam, such as the GED or Hi-Set exam. 

c) Show evidence of completion of three college-level biology courses. 

d) If you have a non-U.S. transcript, provide documentation of a transcript analysis confirming U.S. high school equivalency.

2. Felony Conviction Disclosure:

Please be aware that the phlebotomy technician application includes questions regarding past felony convictions. Applicants with a felony conviction are encouraged to disclose this information for a thorough review of eligibility, as certain convictions may impact participation in the program or future employment in the healthcare field.

3. Program Commitment to Clinical Training:

Our Phlebotomy Technician program is committed to providing a comprehensive learning experience, including a clinical training component. Students are expected to complete the clinical training within the specified time frame of the program to fulfill the requirements for certification.

4. Clinical Training Provider Requirements:

During the clinical training phase, students may be required to meet various prerequisites and incur certain expenses, which may include:

• Completion of specific immunization requirements.

• A tuberculosis (TB) test to ensure student and patient safety.

• Certification in first aid to respond effectively in emergencies.

• Obtaining insurance coverage as required by the clinical training provider.

• Purchasing specific clothing or attire necessary for clinical placement.

Please note that these requirements and associated expenses are set by the clinical training provider and are essential for participation in the clinical training component.

5. Grading Policy and Attendance Requirements:

Our grading policy ensures fairness and consistency in evaluating student performance. Attendance for all lectures is mandatory, and a requirement for successful completion of the program. A clear make-up policy is in place to accommodate unavoidable absences, which will be communicated to you at the beginning of the program.

Factors considered in the grading process include class participation, practical skills assessments, written examinations, and clinical training performance.

By enrolling in our Certified Phlebotomy Technician program, you acknowledge your understanding and agreement to these disclosure statements. It’s important to review this information carefully before embarking on your journey to become a certified phlebotomy technician.

Additional Requirements

Program Participation Requirements:

  • Good physical and mental health (verified by a health practitioner via a physical examination and tuberculosis screening and testing)
  • Must receive a flu shot during flu season or will be required to wear a mask during the entire clinical rotation. Flu shot exemptions may require a medical provider note.
  • Clinical facilities may require a covid vaccine for clinical participation.
  • Clinical facilities may require a hepatitis B vaccine or declination.
  • MMR, Varicella, Tdap vaccinations required.
  • Pass a Urinary Drug Screening Test
  • Must undergo a criminal background screening. 
  • Obtain BLS CPR certification.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write the English language.
  • Possess proficient computer skills, including navigating operating systems, managing files, using common office applications, and engaging in online communication, as computer literacy is essential for academic success and program readiness.

Job Classification

The Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares graduates for the following job classifications as classified by the United States Department of Labor: Code: 31-9097- Phlebotomists. 

Phlebotomy Technician Program Fees

Program Deposit fee ( non-refundable)$250 (non-refundable)
LMS fee$995 (non-refundable and non-returnable)
Student tuition recovery fee$5 (non-refundable)
Tuition fee$2000 ($25  per clock hour)
Total charges paid to institution$3,250

Textbook fee$100
Physical exam, TB test, and flu vaccine fee$100
Uniform and shoes and equipment fee$100
Examination fee$100
Certification fee$100
Total additional charges paid to third party$500

Schedule of estimated total charges for entire educational program$3,750

Incidental Charges
Make-up Days if applicable $200/day