PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN

(PHL)

Start Date

October 26, 2020

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Length
The program length for day, evening, and weekend classes may vary based on the number of scheduled hours per week. Holidays, school closings, and internship schedules may cause the program completion dates to vary as well.

1 Month

Schedule
The standard classroom schedule is provided here. The clinical internship schedule will vary based on the clinical site. Students must follow their assigned internship schedule, not the AIMS Education class schedule, academic calendar, or the observed holidays and breaks.

Monday - Friday
9:00am to 2:00pm

FSA
Federal student aid is not available for this program.

NO

Other Financial Assistance
Other financial aid options may be available for this program (scholarships, training grants, VA benefits, etc.). Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Start Date

October 26, 2020

More Start Dates
Length
The program length for day, evening, and weekend classes may vary based on the number of scheduled hours per week. Holidays, school closings, and internship schedules may cause the program completion dates to vary as well.

1 Month

Schedule
The standard classroom schedule is provided here. The clinical internship schedule will vary based on the clinical site. Students must follow their assigned internship schedule, not the AIMS Education class schedule, academic calendar, or the observed holidays and breaks.

Monday - Friday
9:00am to 2:00pm

FSA
Federal student aid is not available for this program.

NO

Other Financial Assistance
Other financial aid options may be available for this program (scholarships, training grants, VA benefits, etc.). Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Phlebotomy and Specimen Processing Training

The Phlebotomy Technician certificate program will prepare students to work as healthcare technicians specializing in phlebotomy and lab specimen processing. The primary job responsibilities for a certified phlebotomist involve drawing blood and preparing it for lab testing. Laboratory specimen processors, also known as specimen processing technicians, are responsible for processing specimens for lab testing.

Through a hands-on training approach, our instructors will train students in these areas as well as others. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to seek employment as phlebotomy technicians or specimen processors.

Employment for Phlebotomists and Specimen Processors

Employment opportunities for certified phlebotomy technicians can be found in hospitals, private clinics, pathology labs, mobile labs, nursing homes, and even research labs. The career outlook in the field of phlebotomy is very promising. The field is expanding quickly, and job growth is expected to grow considerably over the next decade.

Many healthcare workers also use phlebotomy as a stepping stone towards a better career. It’s not uncommon for experienced phlebotomists to obtain additional education and training to become medical assistants, surgical techs, or cardiovascular technologists.

Employment opportunities for specimen processing technicians are also growing. Most positions are typically found in independent labs or hospitals. Some positions may require both phlebotomy and specimen processing skills, so being a multi-skilled technician will open up more job opportunities for graduates.

Certification / Registry Exam Eligibility

Phlebotomy graduates will be eligible to take the Phlebotomy Technician Certification exam offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and the National Phlebotomy Technician Certification Exam from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). Graduates who pass the exams can earn the CPT (NHA) or NCPT (NCCT) credentials.

Eligibility requirements for the CPT and NCPT credentials are solely determined by NHA and NCCT, and are subject to change at any time. NHA and NCCT are independent organizations. AIMS does not guarantee certification/registry exam eligibility.

Program Length

  • 80 clock hours
  • The day and evening programs can be completed in approximately 1 month.
  • The weekend program can be completed in approximately 3 months.

Employment Opportunities

  • Phlebotomist
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Phlebotomist/Specimen Processor
  • Specimen Processor
  • Specimen Technician
  • Specimen Processing Technician
  • Specimen Accessioner

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Passing score on the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam

Professional Licensure Disclosure

AIMS Education has determined that its Phlebotomy Technician curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in New Jersey. If you live outside of New Jersey or you are planning to seek employment in another state, please review our professional licensure disclosures for more information.

* New Jersey currently has no state licensure requirements or laws regulating employment in this field.

Upcoming Start Dates

Start Dates
Schedule
Program Length
Day Classes
October 26, 2020
November 19, 2020
January 4, 2021
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
1 month
Evening Classes
January 25, 2021
Monday - Friday
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
1 month
Weekend Classes
October 31, 2020
Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
3 months

Additional information regarding the class schedule, program length, internship schedule, and school holidays, is available on the academic calendar page.

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Accreditations

AIMS Education is institutionally accredited by the Middle State Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA-CESS) and the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). 

Graduate Spotlight

Arlyn Fontanilla

Arlyn Fontanilla

Arlyn is a graduate of the Phlebotomy Technician program. After graduation, she passed the phlebotomy technician certification exam and was hired by New Jersey Regenerative Medicine.

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Visit Our Campus

Take the first step in achieving your career goals by visiting the AIMS campus. During your school visit you'll get to meet one-on-one with an admissions specialist. They'll help you choose the right career path and answer any questions you have. You'll also get the chance to tour the AIMS campus, including all of our classrooms, medical labs, and student facilities.