Phlebotomy Technician Program (CPT)

Program overview

Become A Certified Phlebotomy Technician in 7 weeks

What is a Phlebotomist?

A Phlebotomy Technician is trained to collect and draw blood specimens and other specimens from patients for laboratory analysis.

Course Information: 

Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

 Clock hours: 42.00

7 weeks course/2 days a week

Entrance Requirements:

  • 18 years old or older

  • High school/college diploma or G.E.D

  • Driver license/ State ID ( WV, PA, OH )

  • Must pass background check


OPTC trains you for the following National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam

Certificate is Accredited:

  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)*

Course Description

All our phlebotomy training classes are comprehensive and emphasizes a “hands-on” method. Each student will draw blood at least once in every class. These draws will be supervised by the instructor and performed on other class members. Our instructors will guide you as you learn a variety of phlebotomy techniques. The course includes 7-weeks of lecture, discussion, and practical instruction in the lab. Each student must successfully pass the coursework portion of the class with a final grade of “C” or better and satisfy all financial obligations to OPTC before sitting for the national exam. Those who successfully complete this program will then be scheduled to sit for the National Phlebotomy Certification Exam. Online Study-Prep Material is assigned to each student to help prepare for the national exam. The Exam fee is included in the tuition cost. Once completed individuals will then be qualified to work as an entry-level phlebotomist in a health care setting.

Where can a Phlebotomist work?

  • Hospitals

  • Blood Banks

  • Doctor's Offices

  • Medical Labs

  • Research Facilities

Skills you'll learn includes:

  • Patient's Identification

  • HIPAA and Patient's Rights

  • Universal Precautions and Safety

  • Venipuncture with Vacutainers

  • Butterflies and Syringes

  • Finger and Heel Sticks

  • Medical Laboratory Terminology

  • and more.....

Tuition & Fees: 

Phlebotomy program tuition cost is $1,211. A $200 registration fee is due at the time of enrollment. The registration fee is deducted from the $1,211 tuition cost. The $200 registration fee is refundable up to 5 days after enrollment or the first day of class (which ever comes first). After the 5th day of enrollment or the first day of class, the registration fee is no longer refundable. These fees covers instructional tuition, laboratory fees, textbook rental fee and (1) exam fee. You do NOT need to pay for the entire class tuition and fees upfront only the $200 registration fee is due at the time of enrolling to secure your seat in class. Customize payment plan are available for students. Payment plans are available upon request. 

Will my employer accept this Certification?

The Phlebotomy Certification that you will receive is accredited and nationally recognized in all 50 states; however, it’s always a good idea to check with your employer before enrolling in the program.

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