Phlebotomy Technician


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Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

The Phlebotomy Technician I at U.S. Colleges course provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work in a clinical laboratory, hospital, clinic, or physician’s office setting. U.S. Colleges offers CPT training at each campus so you can jump into this growing career in no time. Our phlebotomy technician training will teach you everything you need to know to be successful in your new role as a phlebotomist. You will build a solid foundation and feel confident as you enter into the field and take charge of your new career. With just 78 hours of lecture and lab hours and 40 hours at an externship, you will be fully prepared and ready for your new job.


  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Day, evening, and weekend classes available
  • Lecture and Lab Hours with Hands-On Training
  • 40 Hour Externship Opportunity to Practice Your Skills in a Clinical Setting

Available at the Following Campuses

About the Phlebotomy Technician Program

Students who choose to enroll in this program will learn the knowledge and skills needed to work in a hospital, clinic, lab, or physician’s office. Students will spend time covering basic phlebotomy skills in the specific areas of universal precautions, infection control, and anatomy, amongst other important topics.

All students in this program will receive hands-on training to ensure they can properly use the equipment and tools necessary for a career as a phlebotomist. Students are required to successfully complete a minimum of 50 venipunctures and 10 skin punctures in the clinical setting.

To apply for the CPT program, you must have a standard high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate. Our admissions office requires official transcripts. Students in this program will undergo a background check by the Department of Health Services before any certification will be issued to the student. If you have any questions about the requirements to enter the PT program, please reach out to one of our admissions advisors.

Phlebotomy Technician Career Outcomes

It can be exciting training for a new career! U.S. Colleges wants you to know that once you become a Phlebotomist Technician, you can work in clinical labs, hospitals, nursing homes, physician’s offices, and more. Your opportunities will be plentiful and some of the different titles and career options available include:

  • Phlebotomist
  • Lab Assistant
  • Medical Lab Assistant
  • Accessioner
  • Lab Specimen Processor
  • Mobile Phlebotomist
  • Floor Technician
  • Clinical Assistant
  • Research Assistant
  • Health Screener
  • Medical Assistant

About This Program

We are happy that you are considering the Phlebotomy Technician I program here at our career training center. In our Phlebotomy program, you will find that you cover many topics, but the instructors go at your pace and will ensure you understand each topic before moving on to the next.

This program can be completed in as few as 16 weeks, which means you can jumpstart your career. Our hands-on training, labs, and lectures help you build a solid foundation to work off of and prepare you for entry into your role after graduation.

Below, you will find an example outline for the Phlebotomist Technician I program:

Course Titles


Phlebotomy Practice and Healthcare settings, Proper Identification and Preparation of Site, Post Puncture Care, Disposal of Sharps, Needles, Biohazardous Waste, Instructions to Client, Infection Control


Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems


Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems: Circulatory System (Continued) & Phlebotomy Equipment


Phlebotomy Technique


Phlebotomy Technique (Continued) & Challenge of Phlebotomy Lecture, Basic Final Exam & Venipuncture Lab


Caring for the Pediatric Patient


Sample Considerations and Special Procedures


Sample Preparation and Handling and Customer Services


Compliance, Legal, and Ethical Issues & Competency Lecture


Practical Assessment and Final Exam


Mandatory Externship


Classes Starting
October 31st, 2022!