The Phlebotomy Technician Certificate program includes theory and hands-on instruction over a trimester period. This course is designed for individuals who are interested in starting a career in the medical field, prospective patient care technicians, current nurses, or for individuals who desire to enhance personal skills. This is a comprehensive 432-hour course, including labs. This certificate program will assist students in preparing for the Phlebotomy Certification Exam. Prerequisites include a high school diploma or equivalent, CPR for the Health Care Provider Certification, and liability insurance. Students must be at least 18 years of age.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 4 Months
Clock Hours 432
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate
Total Tuition/Fees $1,383.38
Textbook/Supplies Cost $521.62

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Qualification to take the National Phlebotomy Certification432Certificate

Students must be at least 18 years of age, and must pass a TB skin test and have proof of Hepatitis B immunization. Classes meet Monday thru Thursday at 8:00 AM till 3:30 PM.

Campus Locations

Main Campus
426 Highway 91 North
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Job Duties

Draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations, or research. May explain the procedure to patients and assist in the recovery of patients with adverse reactions.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 2,410

Current job openings per year: 390


First Trimester: 
Orientation to Course Tools
The Professional Phlebotomist
Legal and Ethical Issues
Accrediting Agencies
Human Body and Medical Terminology
Lab Safety and Infection Control
Special Handling Procedures
Required Equipment and Safety Supplies
Addressing Complications
Collecting Samples
Capillary Sticks
Blood Smears
Pediatric and Geriatric Patients
Special Specimen Collections


National Phlebotomy Certification


Loretta Eades

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