Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Part Time Course
Learn A Vital, Highly-Employable Skill

Pinnacle Institute’s phlebotomy certificate program will teach you both the clinical skills, such as drawing blood and handling other clinical specimens, and the professional skills required to provide high-quality patient care during a blood draw. You can become certified to work in a laboratory, hospital, or plasma center with our part-time, 7-week phlebotomy course.

According to the CDC, 70% of medical decisions are based on laboratory results, and 70% of a patient’s medical record is made up of laboratory data. This means that laboratory professionals play a vital role in healthcare and patient advocacy.

What is a phlebotomist?

Phlebotomy technicians, or phlebotomists, perform blood draws and other clinical specimen collection through venipuncture, syringe, and micro-collection techniques. 

Phlebotomists play a vital role in the overall healthcare system, and it’s a skill that can help anyone interested in working in the healthcare industry to grow their career.

What does a phlebotomist do?

The responsibilities of a phlebotomist technicians include:

  • Drawing blood
  • Collecting specimens
  • Preparing and processing specimens for laboratory testing and analysis
  • Assembling and maintaining medical instruments such as needles, test tubes, blood vials and centrifuges.
Phlebotomist student training at school
Student phlebotomists in lab at Pinnacle Tech College

What will I learn?

In the Phlebotomy Technician program, you will learn:

  1. How to draw blood
    put patients at ease during the blood drawing procedures
  2. Process specimens for testing
    how to verify a patient’s identity to ensure proper specimen labeling
  3. Correctly label drawn blood for testing/processing
  4. Enter patient information into a database.

Spanish tutoring offered for all Phlebotomy classes!

Course schedule

7-week class room and hands on training that meets 1 day a week on Tuesdays. Tuesday Morning and Evening courses available

Morning Schedule: 9:30AM – 12:00PM
Evening Schedule: 5:30PM – 8:00PM

We’re also offering a Saturday class schedule: contact us using the form below for more information.

Tuition cost includes cost of supplies, medical scrubs, CPR cert Osha training and National Exam fee.

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