Phlebotomy Technician | BRCC, Virginia

Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy students

Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research and donations.

Career Info

Certification

Graduates qualify for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam given by the National Healthcareers Association (NHA).

About the Program

The program consists of 8 weeks of classroom instruction and an optional clinical externship (40 hours).

Required Healthcare Orientation - Free

Healthcare Orientation Registration (required)

Orientation must be completed prior to the first day of class.

Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED within 12 months
  • 18 years old
  • Healthcare Physical Form – must be completed prior to registration
  • Healthcare Program Application – must be completed prior to registration
  • Essay Questions Form – must be completed prior to registration
  • Recommendation Letter – must be completed prior to registration - from an employer, co-worker, teacher or career counselor (must include reference contact information)
  • Access to computer and Internet
  • Proof of attendance at BRCC Healthcare Orientation Session
  • Please print, complete, and submit this packet prior to registration (Please return forms in person or inquire about secure transmission due to the sensitive information contained on documents.):  Phlebotomy Tech Packet - PDF (requires Acrobat Reader)

Required Documentation for Optional Externship

Documentation is required by the clinical facilities; must be completed prior to placement in externship site. Check if optional externship is available prior to completing externship documentation. Each student is responsible for - and paying any costs associated with - obtaining documentation:

  • Current, Clear Background Check and Drug Screen through Castlebranch
  • Current CPR card (CPR included in course)
  • Malpractice Liability Insurance
  • Completed Health Insurance/Emergency Contact/Declination Form
  • Current Healthcare Physical and Immunization records
  • Please print, complete, and bring to first class (Please return forms in person or inquire about secure transmission due to the sensitive information contained on documents.):  Phlebotomy Technician Externship Forms Packet - PDF (requires Acrobat Reader)

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