CPT1 Full Course

Our 5-week CPT1 full course includes:

  • 20 hours of basic didactic  phlebotomy training (theory)
  • 20 hours of advanced didactic phlebotomy training (theory)
  • 40-60 hours of hands on classroom phlebotomy training
  • NCCT National Phlebotomy Certification Examination (on-site)
  • 40-120 externship hours with partnering clinic or hospital

The phlebotomy training cost of the CPT1 Full Course is $2,900 which includes almost everything you need in order to get nationally certified and become eligible to apply for a California CPT I license. It includes the cost of phlebotomy training, course materials, lab supplies, a Background Check and Drug Screen, the National Exam and the clinical externship. The only things not covered will be the cost of scrubs, which can be any color or have prints, BLS certification for Healthcare Providers, the cost of any immunizations or shots required to go on your clinical externship and the California state application fee.

Start your career in Phlebotomy with our course modules and Phlebotomy externship

The CPT I Certification Process

  • Enrollment Process
    Registration Form, Diploma or GED, Payment and Enrollment Agreement
  • Classroom - Didactic
    Basic (20 hours) & Advanced (20 hours)
  • Classroom: Practical
    In-class hands-on training (40-60 hours)
  • National Exam
    Minimum score of 70% to pass
  • Clinical Externship
    At affiliated hospital or clinic (40-120 hours)
  • National Certification
    Submit proof of externship and phlebotomy course completion to national agency
  • State License Application
    Submit completion of steps 2-5 to California Department of Public Health – Laboratory Field Services

Financing & Discounts available with details on our Financial Assistance page

Phlebotomy Course Cost

Phlebotomy training cost of full 5-week CPT1 Course:


CPT1 Financial Assistance and Discounts are Available!

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  • 40-120 hour externship with affiliated hospital or clinic is unpaid
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Course Requirements

To secure their place in a class students are required to: 
    Pass their background / drug screen.
    Hand in documentation of all immunizations required.
    Hand in Copy of high school or accredited college diploma or GED.
    Hand in BLS certification.
    Hand in Current resume.