The Certified Phlebotomy Technician I (CPT I) course is a 4-9 week program that is designed for students who have expressed an interest in entry level phlebotomy. This course, approved by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), will train and authorizes you to do skin puncture and venipuncture blood collection. You will receive 40 hours of theory instruction and will be required to complete at minimum 40 hours of clinical externship at a clinical site under supervision. Graduates of the program meet the state requirements to be eligible to take the national certification examination. After completing the CPT program and successfully passing the national certification test, the student is issued a national Certified Phlebotomy Technician I (CPT I) certificate.
Applicants must complete and submit an enrollment agreement to VTI for consideration.
Students accepted into the Certified Phlebotomy Technician training program will be notified in person or via phone or email. Applicants accepted into the Certified Phlebotomy Technician program must submit the following: health and physical form, immunizations record including COVID vaccination and TB test. The applicant must not have any communicable diseases, infections, psychological disorders and other conditions that would prevent the successful performance of the responsibilities and tasks required in the education and training.
This program is approved by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Laboratory Field Services (LFS). For additional information you may contact LFSphlebotomy@cdph.ca.gov.
For additional information about our program, you may contact Ventura Training Institute at (805) 385-5485.
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