This course is 192 hours long and includes 72 hours of theory and 120 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 onto the clinical portion of the course. Successful completion of the course makes the student eligible to apply for several national certification exams.
SCC now offers the nationally recognized certification exam for Phlebotomy. This exam is provided through the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT).
US High School Diploma or GED, valid photo ID and up-to-date immunizations. Students must purchase uniforms for clinical, criminal background check ($40-$50 or $10 if had one with SCC in last 6 months), urine drug screen ($35), and textbook (approximately $100 in bookstore).
Classes are typically offered in January, March, May, August, and October and are either offered Monday and Wednesday 5p-9p or Tuesday and Thursday 9a-1p. These hours are for the 9 weeks in the classroom and laboratory. Clinical hours are Monday thru Friday during business hours.
Total hours: 192
The cost for registration is $223.50 and is due in full at the time of registration.
For registration assistance, please contact the Eagle's OneStop at 704-991-0123.
Below is a checklist and additional information about the Phlebotomy Technician course.