• Duties

    The primary responsibilities for a Certified Phlebotomy Technician I involves venipunctures and skin punctures. The primary responsibilities for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician II involves arterial punctures as well as venipunctures and skin punctures.

  • Duration

    136 Hours / 15 Weeks / 4 Months

    96 hour Didactic/On Campus Lab Training Program in Clovis, CA Externship: 40 hours. Shift varies by site Meets California State Phlebotomy Licensing Requirements

  • Qualifications

    Qualifications– Applicant must meet one of the following:

    • Currently working or has worked within the last 12 months in one of the approved allied health profession (Medical Assistant, EMT, LVN or RN).
    • Currently attending or graduate within the past 12 months from a Post-Secondary Institution (SJVC, UEI, etc.) with a focus on the medical field. Graduated with a 2.00 GPA or currently has at least a 2.50 GPA.
    • College units within in last 12 months in health education (Nursing, Anatomy and Physiology, Biology.)
  • Upon completion

    Upon completion of the Phlebotomy Technician program, graduates should possess the following competencies:

    • Demonstrate step-by-step methods for blood withdrawal
    • Identify crucial elements of safety and infection control
    • Identify and use common collection devices
    • Basic understanding of laboratory test names
  • Graduates can work at…
    • Hospitals
    • Clinical Laboratories
    • Medical Centers
    • Surgical Centers
    • Clinics
    • Physician Offices
    • Blood & Plasma Donation Centers
    • Governmental Medical Facilities & Agencies
    • Paramedical Firms