Phlebotomy Technician Program- Yuma

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist. 511009


Phlebotomy Technician Program Synopsis
A. Course Objective:
Description: The Phlebotomy Technician Program is a 2- week program with a total of 40 clock hours that works under the supervision of License Medical Laboratory Technician, Physician, or other individual with an advanced degree in biomedical or related sciences. The Phlebotomy Technician primary function is to collect blood specimens from patients for purpose of laboratory analysis. Techniques used for blood collection are taught which includes patients preparation, processing, safety and regulatory compliance. The training program prepares the student for employment as a Phlebotomy Technician.
Must be an AZ Certified Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Medical Assistant or have college level health education such as Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Nursing Chemistry (not all inclusive).

Competencies to be achieved: Patient Preparation, Collection Techniques, Processing, Safety and Compliance Consideration, Review/ Final Exam, Externship.

B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
Tuition- $1,130.00
Registration Fee- $50.00
Books- $120.00
Supplies/Materials-$ 150.00
Certification Exam-$ 125.00
Total Program Cost $1,575.00

C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Study Guide

D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
Vacuum Tubes
Specimen Labels
Skin Cleaner
Sharps Container
Black Ink Pen

E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Lorena Zendejas
Phone: 928-315-7600

F. Direct Website link to the program:

G. Additional information:
Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:

Other requirements needed:
High School Diploma or GED
Pass the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE): The TABE test is a diagnostic test used to determine a student’s skill levels and aptitudes. Students must obtain 8.0 score in order to enroll in classes at the College of Health Careers and / on under the discretion of the President & CEO student may be admitted to the program.
Must be an active AZ Certified Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Medical Assistant or have a college level health education such as Anatomy &Physiology, Microbiology, Nursing Chemistry (not all inclusive).

H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website
Refund Policy is available through the school catalog and the school website;; Pg. 40

I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
• Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes. Phlebotomy Technician program is recognized by the National Healthcareer Association.
• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes. Career Pathway: Phlebotomy Training program can be a compliment to another program/ course.
• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes. Phlebotomy Technician program is recognized  Nationally.
• Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes. Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), Arizona State Board of Private Postsecondary Education

J. Credential Attainment Rate (Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained the post-secondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program): Retention Rate: 97%  Credential Rate: 90% 


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Regional Center for Border Health, Inc.

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

College of Health Careers

Local WIB

9 - Yuma County Workforce Investment Board

Name of Credential

Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy Pg. 40

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - National Health Association

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees


In-State/District Tuition


Registration Fee


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)


Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

$14.00 per hour
Required Certification: Certified Phlebotomy Technician CPT

Provider Status



950 East Main Street Building A., Somerton, Arizona 85350

Phone Number

(928) 315-7600

Fax Number

(928) 627-1013

Web Address

Last Updated

Sep 15, 2022


Mar 29, 2018


Apr 07, 2023