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Phlebotomy Technician I

Phlebotomy Technician I

The Phlebotomy Technician I program prepares graduates for entry-level positions as phlebotomists in hospitals, clinics, Laboratory Service Centers and physician’s offices.

Our Laboratory Field Services/Department of Health Services approved Certified Phlebotomy Technician I programs include 48 hours of lecture and 40 hours of practical experience at nearby externship sites for students with no work experience or “Advanced” 48 hours of lecture for students with phlebotomy experience. Upon successful completion of the program, our students will have met all of California State’s requirements to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician I, including the completion of an approved national online examination.

Program Includes

  • 24 Hours Basic Didactic
  • 24 Hours Advanced Didactic
  • 40 Hours Externship Blood Draw Practice
  • Textbook & All Materials Study Guides / Handouts
  • National Certification Exam Preparation

Class Schedule

Tuesday, 5:00 - 9:15 pm


Clinical Externships begin approximately 3 – 8 weeks after the didactic training has been completed AND students have passed the National Exam. Externships are scheduled during regular weekday hours (usually Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM or 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM).  Students must complete 40 externship hours and 60 draws.

Upcoming Classes (Minimum Enrollment - 15 Students)

    • August 27, 2019 to November 12, 2019; Tuesday; 5:00 - 9:15 PM
    • December 3, 2019 to March 10, 2020; Tuesday; 5:00 - 9:15 PM
    • March 17, 2020 - June 9, 2020; Tuesday; 5:00 - 9:15 PM

Registration & Class Location

Register at 4050 E. Imperial Hwy Lynwood, CA 90262. Enter to the right of Christian Vigilance Church located at 11111 Harris Avenue. Parking is available in the church parking lot.

(310) 604-3096

Cost of Class: $2,050 (Payment plans available)


Classes are held at 11277 Atlantic Avenue, Lynwood, CA 90262

Additional Expenses (not payable to LCAS)

  • Uniform (Scrubs):  $50.00 - $100.00 [Estimate]
  • State License Application Fee:   $ 100.00
  • National Exam Fee:   $ 115.00


Student parking is available in the school's parking lot.

Click here to read the summary guide about Phlebotomy Technicians on the State of California's Employment Development Department's website.

Click here to read more about Phlebotomy Technicians on the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook website.

Updated: 02/06/2019; ERB