Do you want to be an important member of a health care team? Become a certified phlebotomy technician and be taught how to skillfully perform successful venipunctures and specimen collection as you work in an outpatient or inpatient health care setting. .HACC’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division is now offering a full and part-time Phlebotomy Technician program that will allow you to work in a high-demand health care career.
Also, you will be prepared to sit for the National Health Career Association (NHA) Phlebotomy Technician certification examination (included in the tuition cost and taken at the end of the program).
Graduates are able to find work in a variety of health care settings that include:
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Our certificate program teaches you how to properly obtain blood specimens used for laboratory testing. You will be taught:
You will be required to perform venipuncture in class.
Our certificate program is 100 total classroom and laboratory hours, plus 80 hours completed in a clinical setting. In a clinical setting, you are under the direct supervision of a clinical preceptor and can work as a Phlebotomist – applying the skills you learned in class within this clinical environment.
Full-time day classes are seven weeks in length and part time, evening classes are 15-weeks in length. (Some classes can be longer depending upon the clinical sites available.) Evening program clinicals must be performed during daytime hours.
Our certificate program is designed to prepare you to:
Although our certificate program is designed to lead you directly into the workforce, you may continue your education, upon completing our program, by applying your hours earned towards one of our associate degree at HACC!
Once you have completed an associate’s degree at HACC, you can further your education by transferring to a four-year school to earn your Bachelor’s degree!
Yes! Through the HACC Foundation, there are approximately 200 scholarships available. Please visit hacc.edu/scholarships for details and deadlines.
You can complete spring, summer and fall classes at HACC and apply based on the class schedule. Please contact us using the information in the “How can I learn more?” section.