San Diego Phlebotomy Training

California Licensed CPT I Course

Certified Phlebotomy Training I (CPT I) Full Course

Additional Training for Phlebotomy Courses

Safe Venipuncture, Blood Withdrawal, and LPT

Class Pricing & Payment Options

Financing and pay as you go options available

What is a Phlebotomist?

Phlebotomy is the name for drawing blood, derived from the greek word “Phlebo-” meaning pertaining to a blood vessel and “-tomia” meaning cutting off. A person that draws blood is called a phlebotomist, and the actual procedure associated with phlebotomy is called venipuncture. Looking for Phlebotomy training near me? We offer classes for Safe Venipuncture and CPT-1, Blood Withdrawal.

Become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Training

Obtain a nationally and state accredited phlebotomy certification with our CPT I course. Our phlebotomy classes come in different formats including:

  • 5 week Monday-Friday day classes
  • 9 week, Saturday & Sunday day classes
  • 5 week, Monday-Friday evening classes

Each class consists of 40 hours of didactic phlebotomy training and 40-60 hours of hands on practical phlebotomy training. Our course also includes the national phlebotomy exam and an additional 40-120 hour clinical phlebotomy externship at one of our affiliated hospitals or clinics. We offer tailored student career resources to assist with careers beyond phlebotomy training with PhlebotomyU.

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About PhlebotomyU

Formerly Family Health Services, we re-branded to PhlebotomyU in 2018. We have been operating as a phlebotomy school for over 30 years and pride ourselves on being the top phlebotomy vocational school in the region. Review our school’s documentation below.

Career Resources

We assist all CTP I students with externships through our affiliated hospital or clinical partnerships. View our post about a phlebotomy externship for details.

We have career resources available to help students with resume building, career guidance, interviewing tips and available phlebotomist jobs through our job board. Our mission is to help our phlebotomy students get prepared for a career as a phlebotomist from phlebotomy training to career fulfillment.

30+ years

Phlebotomy training expertise starting with Family Health Services

5000+

Phlebotomy Certification Exams Issued

10+ Course Formats

From CPT1 to Venipuncture, Evening, Weekend and Weekday

Our Phlebotomy Graduate Testimonials

Kristen P.

“I definitely recommend Family Health Services, I had a great experience here for my Blood Withdrawal Course for research assistants. I’m a huge fan of small class sizes, so I was happy to get a lot of one on one time with the instructors.”

Camille P.

They believed in all their students and wanted all of us to succeed… If you’re looking for a good phlebotomy school, this one is for you! All my classmates had such a great experience and we made lasting friendships. Go to this school! 

Alexis R.

I’m proud to say that I have received my training from Family Health Services Training Center, and I highly recommend this school….When I did my internship at Paradise Valley Hospital just about every working phlebotomist was a past student of Family Health Services Training Center.

Aurelia V.

I highly recommend this school for their professionalism and teaching. Thanks to them I received a job position for Scripps Cancer Center  4 months after finishing course. Thanks Family Health Services!

Recent Blog Posts

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By now, you’ve likely heard of the Theranos incident involving Elizabeth Holmes. It goes down as one of the all-time failures in the phlebotomy technology industry. It wasn’t all that long ago that Holmes, the founder of Theranos, appeared on covers of Time Magazine, showcased as one of the most promising business icons of this generation. The tables have turned, however—let’s take a look.
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Have you considered taking a phlebotomy course over the Summer? Many people think about it but are then intimidated by the perceived commitment it takes to go through a course and achieve NCCT phlebotomy certification. Did you know that a phlebotomy course could fill just one-third of your Summer? Let's explore why Summer phlebotomy courses are easier than most people think.
Phlebotomy Externship

Phlebotomy Externship FAQ

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Considering pursuing a career in phlebotomy? You will likely partake in a phlebotomy externship before receiving official certification. Many people are unsure what exactly a phlebotomy externship entails. Let’s take a look at some frequently asked questions.