BC3's Phlebotomy Certification Training instructs students on the correct method of performing capillary and venipuncture techniques that are used to collect blood specimens for diagnostic testing, transfusions, research or blood donations.

Class cost | $975, plus textbook and required clinical documents
Textbook | Phlebotomy Essentials (current edition)

Upcoming Classes: 

Course Information

The phlebotomy program consists of two portions: a classroom and a clinical portion.

The classroom portion is six weeks long, consisting of two four-hour sessions per week held at Butler Memorial Hospital

In the clinical portion, students are required to complete up to 100 clinical hours within a 90-day time frame. Clinical sites include Butler Memorial Hospital, Armstrong County Center for Medicine and Health ACMH), and UPMC - Jameson in New Castle

Students must complete the classroom portion with a minimum grade of 75% to advance to the clinical portion. All clinical students will need to obtain an 85% or better success rate with hands-on procedures to receive their certificate of completion from BC3.

All students who have completed the class are eligible, but not required, to take the National Phlebotomy Certification Examination through the American Medical Certification Association AMCA). 

Clinical Prerequisites

The clearances obtained for purposes of clinical experiences must be submitted to the instructor by the fourth week of class. 

Detailed instructions and forms will be forwarded to the student upon registration. 

Interested? Or have questions for our team? 

Contact us by emailing or by calling 724.287.8711 x8418 for more information.

Did You Know?

According to the  U.S. Department of Labor, employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 8 percent from 2022 to 2032, faster than the average for all occupations. Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform bloodwork.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Phlebotomists, at (visited February 16, 2024)