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Phlebotomy Technician Certification Program


Phlebotomy Technician — Certification Program


Program Overview

The Phlebotomy Technician program is designed to prepare students to become certified phlebotomists. Phlebotomists work as members of medical teams in a hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers and other health care facility to draw blood and analyze specimens.



By the end of the program students will be able to:

  • · Prepare tools for drawing blood
  • · Read and understand blood works requisitions
  • · Draw blood from patients and blood donors;
  • · Evaluate patients’ ability to withstand procedure;
  • · Explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions;
  • · Prepare blood, urine and other specimens for testing;
  • · Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels;
  • · Sit for certification with the National Healthcareers Association


Phlebotomy Technician Curriculum

Phlebotomy Technician with Certification – Program Outline



Course # Course Title Session
AHS101 Introduction to Health Careers I
BIO215 Anatomy & Physiology I
MED282 Introduction to Phlebotomy I
MED220 Medical Terminology II
MED272 Medical Law & Ethics II
MED284 Phlebotomy II II


Registration and Enrollment

This course is open enrollment. You can enroll and begin at anytime throughout the year. Click here to apply


Certification Examination

Opportunities to sit the certification exam are available year round. To register, simply complete the application form on the BIBT website and remit the appropriate fees. Please see exam fee schedule below:  



Examination Fee  Fee Total
Clinical Medical Assistant $155.00 $50.00 $205.00
Plebotomy Technician $117.00 $50.00 $167.00
EKG Technician $117.00 $50.00 $167.00
Administrative Medical Assistant $117.00 $50.00 $167.00
Billing and Coding Specialists $117.00 $50.00 $167.00
Pharmacy Technician $117.00 $50.00 $167.00
Patient Care Technician $155.00 $50.00 $205.00


Note: Individuals who study the EKG technician program at BIBT receives one free exam voucher.

Special scheduled exam: Cost of Exam + $100 local fee