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Learn More about Phlebotomist Career Training at Central Coast College!
Learn More about Phlebotomist Career Training at Central Coast College!

5 Quick Questions

Are you currently working in the healthcare field? Would you like to learn new skills and build your resume so you can progress in your healthcare career? At Central Coast College (CCC), we specialize in healthcare career training, and our Phlebotomy Technician program is focused, hands-on, and practical, designed to be completed in just 12 short weeks! The Phlebotomy Technician program is enrolling now, and classes begin 3/19/24. With Phlebotomy Technician training from CCC, you can gain the skills you need to advance your healthcare career. Ready to learn more? Check out these Five Quick Questions! 

Five Quick Questions

Phlebotomy Technician Training at Central Coast College

What Will I Learn in CCC’s Phlebotomy Technician Program?

Under the supervision of dedicated, experienced instructors, students in CCC’s Phlebotomy Technician program learn:

  • How to perform a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and precautions including vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, and butterfly needles.
  • How to perform blood culture specimen collection on adults, children and infants.
  • Specimen handling, processing and accessioning.
  • Infection prevention, proper patient identification, proper labeling of specimens, and quality assurance.

Are There Any Prerequisites for the Phlebotomy Technician Program?

CCC’s Phlebotomy Technician program is designed for students who are currently or have previously worked in the medical field and are seeking additional skills/certifications to add to their portfolio. Prerequisites for enrolling in the Phlebotomy Technician program include:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Six months’ work experience in a healthcare setting, like Medical Assisting or Nursing Assistant – proof required

What Will I Get When I Complete CCC’s Phlebotomy Technician Program?

Upon completion of the Phlebotomy Technician program, graduates receive a Certificate of Completion, Phlebotomy Technician diploma, and will be prepared to test for certification through the State of California.

Where Can I Find a Job After Completing my Phlebotomy Program?

Phlebotomists are employed in a variety of settings, including hospitals, medical and diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and doctors’ offices across the United States. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is faster than average growth for phlebotomists, and the field is projected to grow 8% from 2022 to 2032, adding approximately 11,000 additional jobs to the U.S. economy.

Can CCC Help Me Find a Job After I Complete the Phlebotomy Technician Program?

Yes, CCC’s Career Services department offers placement assistance! The Career Services department provides every student with a wide range of career support services, including resume writing assistance, job searching and networking, interviewing skills, and comprehensive job placement assistance.

If you still have questions about Central Coast College or our Phlebotomy Technician program, don’t hesitate to give us a call! Click here to contact the Admissions department, or call (831) 424-6767.

If you are interested in touring our campus, come visit us this week! Stop by CCC’s Salinas campus location anytime for a campus tour. Just check in at the front office between 8 am to 7 pm, Monday through Thursday, and 8 am to 5 pm on Fridays.

At Central Coast College, we are here to help you make your career goals a reality. If you are ready to invest in your skills training so you can advance your healthcare career, contact Central Coast College to learn how to get started today! The Phlebotomy Technician program is enrolling now, and classes begin 3/19/24! 

Advance Your Healthcare Career, with Phlebotomy Technician training from Central Coast College!

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