Online Certificate

Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Technicians collect blood and non‐blood specimens for testing so that specimens can be analyzed in a clinical laboratory. Blood and non‐blood tests are used to diagnose illness, evaluate the effectiveness of medications, and determine whether a patient is receiving proper nutrition. They talk with patients to help them feel less nervous about having their blood drawn. Phlebotomy procedures include verifying the patient’s identity to ensure proper labeling of specimens and entry of information into a database.

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Healthcare Professionals

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Recent high school graduates

About the Phlebotomy Technician Certificate

Course length

12 weeks

Weekly time commitment

16 hours

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Keeping a clean, sanitary, and safe work environment is extremely important so they can avoid infection or contamination. Phlebotomists also assemble and maintain equipment such as needles and specimen containers. Phlebotomists work in clinical laboratories, hospitals, community health centers, nursing homes, doctor’s offices, blood donation centers, and other health care facilities. They are usually supervised by a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or other medical professional. In medical and diagnostic laboratories, patient interaction is sometimes only with the phlebotomist which allows a unique opportunity to positively impact patient experience.

After completion of our Phlebotomy training program, you will have the knowledge to pass the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam, issued through the NHA (National Healthcareer Association), and begin your career in healthcare. To earn full certification, students will be required to complete 30 venipunctures and 10 capillary sticks on a live person. Students are responsible for locating and securing a site to fulfill the clinical requirements of the program.

Regional Data (North Carolina)

A phlebotomist in the state of North Carolina can earn an average of $38,270 per year.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Career Paths 


Phlebotomy Technician


Laboratory Specimen Collector


Laboratory Assistant




Emergency Room Department Technician


Medical Technologist

How Much Does a Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Cost?

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