Phlebotomy Technician Program

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Become A Phlebotomy Technician
in under xx months

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Learn flexibly in-class
at multiple locations

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Work with expert educators
and get valuable experience

What skills will I learn?

Through lectures, interactive presentations, skills labs, and simulations, you will gain the knowledge and skill to:

  • Learn medical terminology and anatomy as it pertains to phlebotomy
  • Learn blood sampling procedures, laboratory safety, effective patient communication and the proper methods to clean up spills to prevent infection
  • Learn hands-on through your externship at a local facility that draws blood like a hospital, physician’s office or patient service center

What are my future opportunities?

The expanding healthcare field, along with the growing need for reliable diagnostic testing, makes a phlebotomy technician position a great career choice. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Phlebotomists can expect a

27% job growth through 2022

How do I get certified?

Upon completion of the program and the required externship,
students may take:

CPT

Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) exam
through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

NCPT

National Certified Phlebotomy Technician (NCPT) exam through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

CPT1

Students who pass the exam may apply for state licensure CPT1 through the California Department of Public Health Laboratory Field Services

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Where can I learn?

You can choose from over 10+ convenient locations

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No previous medical experience is required

Designed to help you acquire the practical knowledge and the specialized skill you will need to draw blood from patients as an entry-level phlebotomist.

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Right choice for working directly with patients

This program is a great choice if you are currently working in the healthcare field and want to enhance your knowledge and skills.

CDPH Approved

The State of California Department of Health Services has fully approved the phlebotomy technician programs run through CalRegional partner schools.*

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In-Person

70 hours of
classroom instruction

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CPR Training

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Externship

40 to 100 hour
workplace learning

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