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Phlebotomy Technician

Quick Program Facts

Program Description

Our courses provide you with skills and knowledge in technical and procedural aspects of basic phlebotomy, including collection of blood specimens and venipuncture.

The clinical phase allows you to gain hands-on experience in area clinical facilities.

Eligibility Requirements & Prerequisites

For Basic Phlebotomy you must:

  • Be 18 years old
  • Provide copy of high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Bring your:
    • Photo ID in the form of a driver's license, U.S. passport, or military ID
    • Social Security card
  • Pass the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), if applicable
  • Have current health care insurance card
  • Have current Basic Life Support (BLS) health care provider CPR card from the American Heart Association
  • Provide documentation of required immunizations:
    • Chicken Pox (Varicella)
    • Hepatitis B (series of 3; takes 6 months to complete series)
    • Influenza (seasonal from September–March)
    • Mumps/Measles/Rubella
    • TdaP
    • Tuberculosis skin test (negative)

Clinical Course Requirements

You must have successfully completed TCC PLAB–1023 Basic Phlebotomy with a final grade of 80 percent or better.

A drug screen and criminal background check will be conducted when you apply for enrollment in PLAB–1060 Phlebotomy Clinical. You must have a negative drug test and no disqualification from the criminal background check in order to be registered in Phlebotomy Clinical.

Course List

Check course availability

  1. Go to MyTCCTrack: Search for Courses & Course Sections—Advanced Search.
  2. Under Term, select a Continuing Education (CE) Term.
    • Example: CE Qtr 3 2021 Mar-May
  3. Under Academic Level, choose Continuing Education.
  4. Select Search.
  5. Use the Filter Results menu to help you narrow your search:
    • Under Availability, choose Open Sections Only to find classes that aren't full.
    • Under Subject, choose a subject to further filter the results.

How to Apply

Next Application Period

TBN

Course Details:

System Requirements

We recommended that you own a Windows or Mac laptop computer that meets these minimum requirements:

  • Internet access
  • Video capability
  • Operating system:
    • Windows 8 or higher
    • Mac OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or higher
  • Browser: Google Chrome

Note: Chromebooks are not compatible with some applications used in the courses.

Practicum or practice hours will be arranged.

Follow These Steps to Apply

  1. Read the application instructions when they are posted.
  2. Complete the online application
    • We will post the application as soon as the next classes are scheduled.
  3. Register for class.

Additional Accommodations

If you need to request accommodations, please call us at 817-515-1484

 

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions
Advising Resource Hub

Call 817-515-1484

Email TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Advising by Appointment

Fall & Spring Hours
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated August 27, 2021