Phlebotomy technicians work in hospitals, clinics and physician’s offices collecting blood samples, as well as non-blood specimens for testing and diagnoses. This is a 60 hour course that includes CPR certification, 11 hours of laboratory practice, 31 hours of classroom study and 12 hours of clinical practice. The student will successfully complete 25 venipunctures and 5 dermal punctures prior to completing the course. After completion of classroom requirements and clinical experience, the student will be eligible to test through the National Center for Competency Testing and become a Nationally Certified Phlebotomy Technician (NCPT). 100% attendance required. Clinical rotations are daytime hours arranged per instructor. You will be provided a list of clinical requirements on the first night of class. Prerequisite: United States High School graduate or hold equivalent credentials (e.g. GED), National Background Check, 2-step TB Test. Book required.