This course is 220 hours and includes 120 hours of classroom and lab instruction and 100 hours of clinical experience. Topics addressed in this course include: proper technique for venipuncture, routine lab test and required collection tubes, medical terminology, infection control procedures, and the phlebotomist’s role in the healthcare system. Students must pass the theory portion of the course to be eligible to proceed to the clinical portion of the course. Successful completion of the course makes the student eligible to apply for national certification with AMT and ASPT.


  • Students must provide driver's license (or state-issued photo ID) and proof of US high school completion or equivalent.
  • Students may be required to provide proof of the COVID-19 vaccine series or a medical/religious exemption (2 MMR’s, 2 Varicella, Hepatitis B series, and a Tetanus shot within last 10 years strongly recommended but not required)
  • Students may be required to undergo a complete criminal background check per clinical agency. More information will be provided as to how to complete this after the start of class.
  • Uniforms consisting of medium gray/pewter tops and pants will be required for clinical. 

Total hours: 220

Additional Information:

  • Due at registration $221.50.
  • Required textbooks may be purchased from the SCC Bookstore. 

To register, contact the Eagle's One Stop at 704-991-0123.

Contact Dr. Rita Love at 704-991-0328 or for additional information.