As a Phlebotomy Technician, you will be trained to draw blood samples from patients in a clinical laboratory or public health setting, producing quality results while gaining the trust and confidence of your patients. The program prepares you to take the Exam for Phlebotomy Certification (CPT) through the National Healthcare Association (NHA) and apply for your CPT1 license with the state of California. You’ll receive 70 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of hands-on training in an on-site Patient Service Center where you'll complete the required externship hours. Students should be able to provide 5-10 volunteer patients to participate in a health screening.
Must be at least 18 and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Course fee includes liability insurance, CPR certification, externship and certification exam. Textbooks and scrubs must be purchased by student separately. Preregistration is required.
Please Note: If student requests to withdraw from the class it must be submitted in writing to the Community Education Office. A refund will be granted under the following conditions and less the appropriate fees: If received seven (7) days prior to the starting date, the refund amount will be course fee LESS: $250 Administrative fee. If received prior to the third class meeting, the refund amount will be course fee LESS: $400 Administrative fee.*Plus prorated class attendance and consumable supplies to be calculated. (varies by program; up to $450 depending on classes attended) No REFUND will be granted after the third class meeting. Students who are dismissed from the program are not eligible for a refund. These are intensive programs and we make no guarantee of completion or passage.