Phlebotomy Technician Training

The FSCJ Phlebotomy Technician program is designed to train individuals interested in the latest information, procedures, skills, standards, and equipment for safe, effective blood collection.

Our program includes both theory and hands-on instruction. You will learn medical concepts of Phlebotomy including Infection Control, Legal Issues in Healthcare, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Phlebotomy Equipment & Supplies, Phlebotomy Procedures, and Phlebotomy Fundamental Essentials. 

Our Phlebotomist program is broken up into two individual component courses. Students must complete the Basic Healthcare Worker and Phlebotomist courses to receive an FSCJ Continuing Workforce Education (CWE) Certificate of completion and be eligible to sit for the National Healthcare Association (NHA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam.

CCE 0796 - Basic Healthcare Worker (Price: $429):

Basic Healthcare Worker must be successfully completed before enrolling in the Phlebotomist course.

This course is an introduction to the healthcare environment, students training will focus on the healthcare team and delivery systems. You will learn and discuss topics including legal responsibilities, ethical issues, safety and security, information technology applications in healthcare, emergencies, infection control, communication, interpersonal behaviors, employability skills, blood-borne diseases, wellness, disease, and basic math and science. Please note that this course is also referred to as Healthcare Foundations. 

HED 0110 – Phlebotomist (Price: $1029) 

This course focuses on the essential and critical elements of Phlebotomy. Core areas of focus include Introduction and Safety in Phlebotomy, Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System. The course also dives into handling and maintaining Phlebotomy Equipment and supplies, reviewing Phlebotomy Procedures and techniques, and different challenges of Phlebotomy.

Finally, you will also review Sample Considerations, Special Procedures, Sample Preparation and Handling, Caring for the Pediatric Patient, and Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare.

The course includes in-person labs 3 days a week with an online lecture once weekly.

Important Notes:

Course Availability: Classes are available during the Spring, Summer, and Fall terms.

Deadline Information: You can find the deadline dates for each class on your student schedule, accessible by logging into your MyFSCJ Student Center.

Enrollment Policy: Please be aware that this class might be canceled if the minimum number of participants is not reached.

Required Materials: 

Online Course Materials (eBook & Course Software):  Students are only required to purchase a Cengage Unlimited subscription for this course. You can purchase the Cengage Unlimited (4 months) subscription (with MindTap and WebAssign) through Cengage here.

Scrubs: One pair of Galaxy or Navy-Blue scrubs.

Optional Materials:

Basic Healthcare Worker Textbook: DHO Health Science (Updated), 8th Ed. 

Phlebotomist Textbook: Hoeltke's The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy, 5th Ed.

Financial Assistance Programs:

Goodwill A-Step Program:

**Helps identify financial aid resources and may provide partial funding for eligible candidates.

Lutheran Services (International Students/Refugees Only): (904) 730-8263

FSCJ Payment Plans:

FSCJ Tuition Installment Plans (TIPS) 

FSCJ Installment Payments (Student Account): Upon registration for the program students are allowed to submit installment payments of any amount up to 48 hours before the start of the class (NOTE: Total course must be paid 48 hours before the start of class)


To register for this course, you will need to apply by selecting the Continuing Education Courses (CWE) option.

To register, log on to, visit the Student Center, and select the “Manage Classes and Books” tile. Click “Class Search and Enroll,” select the correct term, and then search for the class you need. 

We provide a verifiable and secure digital credential for this certificate completion, symbolized by a badge that is sharable with career networks. The digital badge serves to signal achievement to current and/or potential employers; to motivate engagement and collaboration; and to build upon and formalize identity, reputation, and value within educational and professional communities.
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$ 1458