Phlebotomy Technician

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Interested in starting or advancing your career in healthcare? The Phlebotomy Technician program  will give you the specialized knowledge and skills necessary to draw blood safely and confidently from both adults and children. It can be a great additional certification for CNAs and Patient Care Technicians or it can be used as a stand-alone certification for someone wishing to work as a phlebotomist in hospitals, labs, doctors’ offices, blood donation centers and so on.

This program will teach you the technical and procedural aspects of phlebotomy including the collection of blood specimens and venipuncture using a combination of theory and hands-on instruction. You’ll also learn fundamental concepts including procedures, safety, infection control, legal issues in healthcare, introductory level human anatomy and physiology and more!

Upon completion, students are eligible to sit for a National Certificate Exam.

In this course you’ll learn how to:

  • perform various blood collection techniques and understand their importance
  • integrate knowledge and skills acquired to function as a competent phlebotomist
  • understand the professional roles of a phlebotomist in relation to the healthcare delivery system
  • understand, demonstrate, and continuously utilize the principles of medical asepsis and standard precautions as well as other safety precautions
  • demonstrate an understanding of appropriate and effective application of legal and ethical standards of practice
  • promote effective oral communication skills to patients, their families and other healthcare professionals
  • demonstrate and utilize appropriate medical terminology and abbreviations as related to the clinical laboratory

Admission Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • GED or high school diploma
  • Completed health form, signed by your physician (if clinical is included)
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination, including booster (if clinical is included)
  • Criminal background check may be required. Students who have a record of felonies or misdemeanors may be denied access to clinical training sites. (If clinical is included) Note: Convicted felons may have difficulty finding employment in the healthcare industry.

Fall 2023 Schedule Information – CRN # 80630

  • Instructor:  Sheila Correia
  • Instructional Method: TRAD
  • Course Dates: 9/12/2023 – 12/17/2023
  • Course Day: T/TH
  • Course Times: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Course Fee: $2,499

  • Eligible for payment plan
  • Eligible for SNAP Education & Training
  • Eligible for EWIB Healthcare Pipeline funds
  • Textbooks not included
  • Includes National Health Career Association certification exam

Register Today!


Workforce Development and Continuing Education Registration Form

For information about how to register online, click here.

In Person
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Danielson Campus, Student Affairs Suite, Room C151
742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson, CT 06239

By Phone
(860) 932-4005
Use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover to register.

Refund Policy
A 100% refund will be granted up until five (5) business days before the start of your class as long as the request is made during normal business hours.

Employment Outlook

Employment in this occupation is expected to grow much faster than average, and the number of annual openings will offer good or favorable job opportunities. Connecticut Department of Labor data (visited December 20, 2022).

Statewide Wage Information:

Average Annual: $44,582.00
Average Hourly: $21.43
Entry Level (hourly): $17.54
Mid-Range  (hourly): $19.01 – $24.32