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OVERVIEW: Phlebotomists are professionals who draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations, or research. This program provides, through class time and clinical instruction, training and knowledge to apply and take the National Certification Phlebotomy Technician 1 exam.
JOB OUTLOOK: The need for Phlebotomists will remain high as doctors and other health-care professionals require blood work for analysis and diagnoses. According to U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, the national demand of phlebotomy technicians is forecast to grow by an estimated 24% by 2026.
BECOME A PHLEBOTOMIST IN 4 STEPS:1. Classroom Time —48 hours
Classroom lectures cover laboratory environment, anatomy, safety and infection control, equipment, and the phlebotomy procedure. Class held offsite (in Gardena) this summer.
2. National Certification Exam—2 hours
3. Externship—40 hours in clinical setting over 1 week
Clinical instruction provides hands-on training in venipuncture technique, laboratory assisting, and administrative office duties.
4. Submit Documents to the State of California
Upon completion of the program, the student will qualify to apply to the State of California as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician 1 (CPT1).
Learn how the Westside Extension program can prepare you for this career.
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CHOOSE THE TIME THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU!
NEW START DATE EACH MONTH!
In-person learning with
August 9-26, 2021
Externship: Fall 2021
Morning: Monday-Thursday: 10 AM-2 PM
Evening: Monday-Thursday: 6-10 PM
Full Payment (Morning or Evening)
3 Installments (Morning or Evening)
(Installments due: 8/4, 8/26, 9/23)
Registration closes on August 4
Upcoming Start Dates:
August 30, 2021
ETPL & I-TRAIN-approved FREE training for WorkSource Center participants.
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REQUIREMENTS: Minimum HS Diploma/GED, 18 years+, Scrubs (new, used, or borrowed). Negative TB test, proof of immunizations, and physical clearance required before externship placement.
*Registration fee includes books, supplies, study guides, all class materials, exam preparation, and externship. Fee does NOT include State License fee of $100, National Certification exam fee of $117, or scrubs. See detailed requirements in the student handbook at www.wlac.edu/westside/PhlebotomyStudentHandbook.pdf