Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Scott School of Career’s Phlebotomy Course is a two-part formal structured phlebotomy program that will engage students in the basics of phlebotomy, anatomy/physiology of the circulatory system, specimen collection (including venipuncture and skin punctures), specimen processing and handling, infection control, blood borne pathogens, workplace safety, and laboratory operations (e.g. safety, quality control. Prior knowledge or experience in the area of Phlebotomy is not required. Student will obtain Phlebotomy Technician Certification after completion of 165 hour program. Upon successful completion of the Phlebotomy program, students will be eligible to sit for the National Phlebotomy Certification Exam (NPCE) and ASCP -BOC offered through the American Society for clinical Pathology.

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Day, Times, Length of Program and Fees

 Designed to teach students the technique of drawing blood specimens. Students will practice on special phlebotomy manikins and fellow classmates. Students will also be required to participate in a 100 hour clinical practicum/externship at a local physician office, clinic or hospital in an acceptable laboratory with a minimum performance of 100 successful unaided venipunctures. Students must provide evidence of successful demonstration of a minimum of one hundred (100) venipunctures and ten (10 capillary sticks on live individuals. Clinical externship will be offered through clinical affiliates to prepare students for employment.


Total Contact Hours: 165


Tuition: $1065     Books:  $100     Lab Fee:   $150 (not included and due 1st day of lab)   Scrub Top and bottom: $65 (included in tuition) Background Check: $55 Total Tuition: $1370 (includes book, lab fee, uniform, background check)

Student may purchase own textbook in advance of course starting or purchase through SSC.

Payment Plan Available: (Enrollment deposit $350 includes $150 registration fee) Balance broken up into 2 payments. Must be paid in full by 4th week of class.

Extra Fees covered by Student:

  • Black safety shoes (no clogs)

  • White lab jacket

  • Watch with second hand

  • State Exam: $135 payable to American Society for Clinical Pathology

Textbook: Phlebotomy 5th edition (ISBN-978-0323642668) by Robin S. Warekois. Published by Elsevier.

Class Days and Times: TTHSUN 4:30pm-10:30pm