Program Description
Phlebotomy Technician prepares students for employment as phlebotomists and healthcare support workers. The content
includes, but is not limited to, communication, leadership, human relations, and employability skills; performance of safe and
efficient work practices in obtaining adequate and correct blood specimens by capillary or venipuncture on adults, children and
neonates; maintaining the integrity of the specimen in relation to the test to be performed; preparing blood smears; labeling
specimens accurately and completely; collecting timed specimens; promoting the comfort and well-being of the patient while
performing blood collecting duties; observing safety policies and procedures; medical terminology; emergency procedures
including CPR (Heartsaver); delivering a variety of clinical specimens to the clinical laboratory; sorting and recording specimens
received in the laboratory; centrifuging specimens and preparing aliquots of samples according to the designated protocol;
distributing samples to appropriate laboratory sections; and preparing collection trays for specimen procurement. Students will
receive instruction that will prepare them to take a National Certifying exam at the end of the program. This is a full-time
course. No financial assistance is available for this program.
Program Requirements
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must have a high school diploma or a graduate equivalency diploma (G.E.D.)
• Must provide proof of Level II criminal background screening prior to enrollment
• Must undergo random drug testing once enrolled
TABE Score Requirements
TABE testing is not required for this program.
COE Completion Rate
COE Placement Rate
Program Course Requirements
Program Number: H170302
Program Length: 165 Hours
Course Number
Course Title
Basic Healthcare Worker
Course Length
SOC Code
Certification Requirements
Successful completers of the Phlebotomy Technician program are eligible to take the Phlebotomy
Technician Certification exam, which is a national certification offered through the National Healthcareer
Association. Lively Technical Center is an NHA-affiliated school. Exams are scheduled for one month after
successful completion of the program.
Potential Earnings
Graduates of this program earn an average of $10.00 to $18.00 per hour.
Employers of Graduates
Hospitals, physician offices, laboratories, home health agencies and clinics
Estimate of Total Program Costs:
Total Tuition and Fees Detail:
$ 1127.80
Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 165 hours)
Lab Fees ($160.00 per academic semester x 1)
Registration Fees ($75.00 per academic semester x 1)
Miscellaneous Fees
Tuition and Fees Total
Textbook Estimated Cost:
$ 205.00 *
Estimated Textbook Total*
(Full list of textbooks including ISBN available at
*For Estimation Purposes Only. Prices Subject to Change. Prices based on 2011-2012 School Year
Miscellaneous Fee Detail:
Liability Insurance
Drug Screening
CPR Certification
ATI – Certification Exam Preparation and Study Guide
$ 105.00
NHA – CPT Exam Fee
$ 100.00
Graduation Fee
(Miscellaneous Fees are Non-Refundable)
Other Required Items Detail:
Scrubs – Ceil Blue
Background Check must be obtained prior to enrollment
Revised 05/2012
As of July 1, 2009 any felony conviction, plea of nolo contendre or Medicaid/Medicare fraud will prohibit the eligibility of license,
certification or registry in Florida for 15 (fifteen) years after the end of the probation period. For further information please
contact Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, FL 32399
The Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350. (770) 396-3898
AdvancED Florida (SACSCASI) University of West Florida, 11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514. (800) 865-9068
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), on recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of
Medical Assistants' Endowment (AAMAE). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756,
727.210.2350 **Any academic requirement, course or program offering, business policy, fee, and/or information contained in this publication are subject to change
or revocation without notice.