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Get the Skills to Become a Phlebotomy Technician

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If you’re comfortable drawing blood from patients, then a career as a Phlebotomy Technician may be right for you

6-Week* Phlebotomy Technician Program in South Los Angeles, CA

Be eligible to obtain a State License as a Phlebotomy Technician to draw blood in hospitals or medical labs and work independently for medical and life insurance companies. If you’ve completed training in or are already working in the healthcare field, becoming a qualified Phlebotomy Technician could allow you to expand your medical services and open up additional employment opportunities.

Phlebotomy Technicians, sometimes called Venipuncturists, play an important role in the clinical lab. The main duty of a Phlebotomist is to draw patients’ blood for testing. Phlebotomy training can be an excellent way to expand your marketable healthcare skills and improve potential employment opportunities, without spending months in school.

Students in this program attend class for a total of 6 Saturdays.

Healthcare Career College, located in Paramount, CA, serves Phlebotomy Technician students in Long Beach, Compton, Lakewood, Downey, Bellflower, Norwalk, Cerritos, the greater Los Angeles area and north Orange County.

The best way to see if Healthcare Career College is the right fit for you is to attend a virtual information session. You can book a virtual virtual information session to get a true feel for what it’s like to be a part of the Healthcare Career College community. Schedule a virtual information session now or Get more info.

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Become a Qualified Phlebotomy Technician

The Phlebotomy Technician training program from Healthcare Career College can give you the hands-on training, practical experience and professional support it takes to become a successful, certified medical lab professional.

This program provides training in both basic didactic and advanced didactic components. You’ll learn:

  • Infection Control
  • Skin Puncture Techniques
  • Venipuncture Techniques
  • Blood Sample Collection and Processing

This program is highly recommended for candidates who have completed training in or are already working in the health care field.

Program Features:

  • Above 90% pass rate
  • California Department of Health (CDPH) approved
  • Books, supplies, CPR, exam fee and state certification fees included

Job Outlook:

  • Small and large organizations hiring
  • Employment growth of 23.2% from 2012 to 2022
  • Career growth potential
  • Certification is accepted nationally

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Being enrolled in Healthcare Career College had opened many doors for me. As a student, I was always encouraged by the staff and my instructors every day. I was determined to make everyone proud, and learn as much as I could about ultrasounds. Everything that was available to us was extremely helpful and brought out every students potential.
Jose O., Healthcare Career College Graduate

Career Opportunities

Phlebotomists with experience may work in hospitals or medical labs. CPT1 certification is not required to draw blood in doctor’s clinics. It is only required to draw blood in hospital or lab setting.

Our grads have been hired by:

  • West Coast Clinical Trials
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Long Beach Memorial Center
  • And more!

Median Pay: $21.38/hour

Clinical Externship: Practical On-the-Job Experience

As a student in the Healthcare Career College Phlebotomy Tech program, you’ll have the opportunity to gain practical experience in a real clinical lab environment. Under supportive supervision you’ll complete a total of 50 venipunctures and 10 skin punctures.

You’ll feel confident as you transition from student into the professional world, ready to move into a professional medical lab environment, after gaining relevant work experience during your training.

Nationally Recognized Certification

Successful graduates of this program are eligible to take the State Certification Exam for licensure as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT1). Students needs to complete theory, take test and submit externship paperwork.

Is a Rewarding Career in Phlebotomy Technology Right for You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Phlebotomy Technology and exploring whether Healthcare Career College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call (562) 804-1239

*Program length when completed in normal time.