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.


US High School Diploma or High School Equivalency, valid photo ID and up-to-date immunizations. Students must purchase uniforms for clinical, criminal background check ($40-$50), urine drug screen ($35), and textbook (Approximately $150 in SCC Bookstore).

Additional Information:

Classes are typically offered in fall and spring terms. Classroom/Lab hours are typically two days or evenings per week for four hours each class meeting. Clinical hours are generally Monday thru Friday during business hours.

Total hours: 220

The cost for registration is $221.50, which is due in full at the time of registration.

To register, please contact the Eagle's OneStop at 704-991-0123.

Please contact Dr. Rita Love at 704-991-0328 or for further information.