Phlebotomy Technician

$1,295.00

Class: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9:30 pm, 26 classes, September 17 to December 17
Location: Worcester Technical High School, 1 Skyline Drive
Externship (optional): Schedule to be arranged between student and clinical facility

There will be a $117 fee when you take the Certified Phlebotomy Technician exam. Students are required to purchase the following books prior to the start of class:

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Description

Are you interested in becoming a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)? This course will prepare you for work in a laboratory or clinical setting, collecting blood for testing or donation, and provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to take the CPT exam accredited by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) during the last class.

Phlebotomists are employed throughout the healthcare system including in hospitals, neighborhood health centers, medical group practices, HMO’s, public health facilities, veteran hospitals, insurance carriers, and in other healthcare settings. The Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood and other specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Employment is expected to increase by 25% from 2016 – 2026 with a 2017 median annual wage of $33,670 (Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Projections).

Applicants for licensure should have or be pursuing a high school diploma or GED.

Class: 90 hours
Externship (optional): 120 hours

Students may be subject to a CORI check and drug testing (approximate cost to student $50) before placement in a clinical facility.


As a Phlebotomy Technician, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:
  • Draw blood from patients and blood donors
  • Evaluate patients’ ability to withstand procedure
  • Explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions
  • Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels
  • Prepare blood, urine and other specimens for testing
  • Verify patient/donor identity
  • Maintain medical equipment such as needles, test tubes and blood vials

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