Program Details

Program Highlights

Training Institute provides phlebotomy training for CPT-1 licensure approved by California Laboratory Field Services. This program exceeds state standards and provides 48 hours of theory and 120 hours of clinical rotation. Gain hands-on experience of at least 100 successful venipunctures, 25 skin punctures, and 2 arterial observations. Due to the high demand, participants are chosen through a lottery.

What You'll Learn

  • Anatomy and physiology of the major body systems
  • Laboratory safety and hazardous waste disposal
  • Infection control and universal precautions
  • Blood collection procedures and order of draw
  • Patient risk factors and complications
  • Legal issues related to blood collection

Program Requirements

  • Attend the mandatory orientation
  • Background check, drug screen, and immunizations (details at orientation)
  • Current CPR Card (American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers)

Advisory Notes

  • The state of California may require criminal record clearance through fingerprinting when applying for licensure as a Phlebotomist
  • A high school diploma or GED is required for licensure by the State
  • For student loans, visit the SallieMae website

For questions:

Email Rebecca Boyd


Free Required Orientation

Online, May 15, 2024, 6:00-8:00 pm. Register for Orientation

Class Dates & Times

  • Saturdays, Beginning June 8, 2024, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (168 hours total)
  • Saturdays, Beginning September 28, 2024, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (168 hours total)

Registration Fee


*Additional 3rd party costs, separate from tuition, will be required for book, background check/drug screen, CPR, liability insurance, scrubs, testing, and other non-tuition costs (immunizations or lab tests) that will vary with student needs.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received up to five (5) working days before the course start date are refundable, minus a $25 processing fee. After that, cancellations are subject to the entire course fee. Please note that if you don't cancel and don't attend, you are responsible for payment.

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