certified phlebotomy tech

Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Potential earnings range:
Per year after graduation

Are you interested in the medical field? Do you have strong verbal and nonverbal communication skills? 

Then you may be a good fit for Job Corps’ Certified Phlebotomy Technician program.

On the job, you will ...

  • Draw blood for tests, transfusions, research or blood donations
  • Label the collected blood for testing or processing
  • Label sterile containers for other samples, such as urine, and instruct patients on proper collection procedures 
  • Assemble, maintain and dispose of medical instruments such as needles, test tubes and blood vials

Some of the career options you will have ...

Most Certified Phlebotomy Technician Job Corps graduates go on to work for hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices or nursing homes.

The credentials you will earn ...

In the Certified Phlebotomy Technician program, you can earn industry-recognized credentials from such organizations as: 

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

  • American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)

  • American Red Cross 

Students should also earn a state-issued learner’s permit and driver’s license upon completion of the program.

What you’ll need to start training ...

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (can be earned at all Job Corps centers)
  • Completion of all introductory and career preparation courses
  • Passing scores on all written and performance tests
  • Meet academic (math and reading) requirements
* Salary information comes from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics Program and is provided for planning purposes only. Actual salary will depend on student skill level, credentials earned, experience level and location.