|Phlebotomy Technicians are in demand as one of the fastest growing occupations in healthcare. Launch your career as a Phlebotomy Technician, collecting blood samples from patients in a hospital, clinical laboratory, medical office, or clinic. Through lectures and hands-on training, learn what you need to know about the circulatory system, venipuncture technique and specimen collection, risk factors and complications, and quality assurance. This course provides a complete learning experience—with 48-hour classroom instruction and a 40-hour hands-on externship. It also prepares you to take the National Certification exam to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician 1 (CPT1). A certificate of completion is awarded upon successful completion of the course. Course fee includes books, supplies, study guides, all class materials, Exam preparation and externship. Payment plan available; $665.00 due at the time of Registration, no later than one-week prior to start of program, 2nd payment due by 3rd week of class and 3rd/final payment by 6th week of class. Tuition does not include required State License fee of $100.00 or the National Certification exam fee of $115.00. Prerequisite: You must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 25 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. In the state of CA, the average hourly mean wage for phlebotomists is $19.89. --Bureau of Labor Statistics (May, 2016)