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Program Overview

This 4-month Phlebotomy Technician Certificate course provides theory and clinical experiences needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing.

Employment Opportunities:

Upon completion of this course, individuals should be able to apply for positions in hospital, corporate, and physician practice laboratories.

Instructional Format: Hybrid. Some face-to-face class meetings as well as online instruction.

Program Contacts:

Debbie Cave

Director - Allied Health

Workforce Certificate Courses

Phlebotomy Technician

MLA-3022 Phlebotomy Technician

Certification Testing:

American Society of Clinical Pathologist

Learning Outcomes

Phlebotomy Technician students will:

  • Be proficient using blood collection equipment.
  • Maintain proper phlebotomy (venipuncture) technique.
  • Be proficient with specimen handling and processing in a healthcare setting.
  • Be familiar with issues regarding today’s healthcare setting.
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers and other healthcare professionals.

Program Costs

Cost: $183 plus associated books, tools, and supplies

Virginia residents pay the same tuition rate as in-state students.

Many grant and scholarship opportunities are available as well. Please complete the WTCE Scholarship and Financial Aid Form and a counselor will review your information to see if you are eligible for assistance.

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