Phlebotomy Technicians work in clinical laboratory settings, hospitals and sometimes in physician’s offices. Their main job is to collect blood specimens as prescribed by physician’s orders. Hours may span day, evening, night and weekend shifts depending on the facility.
Minimum of 18 years of age to be employed.
Information Unique to the Training
Students may practice drawing blood on each other. Courses prepare students to sit for ASCP national certification exams.
Courses to Complete
AHE196 Professional Preparation in Healthcare
AHE 046 CPR Healthcare Provider/BLS or Card
- Core Courses
AHE200 Phlebotomy Technician Training I: Theory
AHE077 Phlebotomy Technician Training II: Clinical
AHE078 Phlebotomy Technician Training III: Clinical
Approximate Number of Hours
Approximate Training Cost*
$1,900 (includes text)
Upon successfully completing this training, you are prepared to sit for a national exam administered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) leading to a phlebotomy technician certification.
Related Continuing Education Courses
- AHE149 Medical Terminology for Health Careers
- AHE150 Basic Anatomy and Physiology for Health Careers
Estimated Hourly Wage**
*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only.