CPT I Continuation Courses

For students with previous venipuncture or phlebotomy training

Phlebotomy Certification

Certified Phlebotomy Technician I (CPT I)

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

Successful completion of this 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 Certified Phlebotomy Technician Page for specific details on course content and pricing.

CPT I Abbreviated Course

We tailor abbreviated courses for students based on previous venipuncture experience. Students with 1040 hours or more of on-the-job phlebotomy experience may enroll in our advanced phlebotomy course to obtain the CPT I certification. Students with 40 – 1040 hours will need both basic and advanced phlebotomy didactic  in order to be obtain the CPT I certification.

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

CPT I Calendar

Full CPT I Phlebotomy courses are offered on either the Weekdays or Weekends.

Weekday Course Schedule:

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

Weekend Course:

  • 9 week course, offered once every other month
  • Classes are Saturday & Sunday
  • 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Ready to get your CPT1 started?