Phlebotomy Certification

Certified Phlebotomy Technician I (CPT I)

We offer phlebotomy classes to fit your schedule including weekday, weekend and evening classes to help you obtain your Certified Phlebotomy Technician I (CPT I) certificate. Our training for phlebotomy is fast paced and comprehensive with small class sizes typically between 10 and 16 students.

Successful completion of this 5-week course will get you nationally certified and make you eligible to apply for a state license with the California Department of Public Health – Division of Laboratory Field Services. Get your phlebotomy certification with us today!

Theoretical and hands on phlebotomy training from our certified instructors

Didactic & Practical Phlebotomy Training

Our full course includes 20 hours of basic phlebotomy didactic (theory), 20 hours of advanced phlebotomy didactic and 40-60 hours of hands on classroom phlebotomy training under close observation from one of our experienced and licensed CPT I instructors. Students will also take the National Phlebotomy Certification Examination which is held at our facility.

Hands-on phlebotomy training in a live hospital or clinical setting

Clinical Externship with our Healthcare Partners

Upon successful completion of the classroom portion of our course, students will be scheduled for a 40-120 hour clinical externship at one of our affiliated hospitals or clinics. Clinical externships typically consists of 8 hour shifts, Monday – Friday, during normal business hours like 8 AM to 5 PM.

CPT I Full Course

Our CPT1 Full Course includes:

  • Full Didactic Course
  • Full Practical Course
  • National Examination administered by our faculty
  • Phlebotomy Externship with one of our healthcare partners
  • Final processing for California Phlebotomy Certification

View our full Phlebotomy Course for specific details on course content and pricing. Apply now by submitting your course prerequisites.

CPT I Abbreviated Course

We tailor abbreviated courses for students based on previous venipuncture experience. Both courses include didactic training, NCCT National Phlebotomy Exam and a clinical externship with one of our phlebotomy partners.

  • Advanced Phlebotomy Course: 1040+ hours of experience
  • Basic & Advanced Abbreviated Course: 40-1040 hours of experience

View our CPT1 License abbreviated courses page more detailed course information as well as prerequisites to see if you qualify. Contact us for pricing.

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Weekend Phlebotomy Training

Are you working full time or cannot attend our morning weekday classes? We offer weekend phlebotomy training in 9-week formats on Saturday and Sunday morning. Contact us and we will be happy to add you to our upcoming interest list for weekend phlebotomy classes.

How long does the CPT1 course take?

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Weekday Morning Phlebotomy Course

  • 5 week course, offered once a month
  • Classes are Monday – Friday
  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Weekend Phlebotomy Classes

  • 9 week course, offered once every other month
  • Weekend Phlebotomy Training on Saturday & Sunday
  • 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Weekday Evening Phlebotomy Course

  • 5 week course, offered once a month
  • Classes are Monday – Friday
  • 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM