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Program Description

This course provides theory and clinical experiences needed for the proper collection of blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing.

Emphasis is placed on ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen collection. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen collections on patients in various health care settings and may be eligible for national certification as a phlebotomy technician through the American Medical Technologist (AMT).

Course includes a clinical component for 120 hours.  Hours for clincial are Monday-Friday; 8:00-5:00 p.m. for three weeks.  You must be able to complete clinical at the time assigned in order to successfully pass this course.

Get Certified

The South Piedmont Community College Phlebotomy Certificate is affiliated with and recognized by American Medical Technologists (AMT). Our Phlebotomy Certificate meets the standards and requirements of the AMT, and students that graduate from the Phlebotomy Certificate at South Piedmont Community College are eligible to sit for certification with American Medical Technologists (AMT). Information regarding how to become certified is available at www.americanmedtech.org.

Requirements to register:

    • Attend a virtual information session (see below for upcoming dates)
    • Must be 18 years old
    • Social Security Card
    • Current CPR Card (Healthcare Provider) – If you do not have a CPR card you can register without it. We will be offering a class before clincals begin. However, you MUST complete a CPR class before you can begin clincals. 
    • High School Diploma/GED/College Degree (if you do not have one of these, you are required to take the TABE test and score 9th grade level or above)
    • Vaccination Record:
      • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
      • Varicella (Chicken Pox)
      • Hepatitis B
      • Tetanus 
      • Influenza
      • COVID-19
    • Tuberculin Skin Test (Two step test is required)
    • All of these items are required at the time of registration


11/17/21 @ 5 p.m.


11/29/21 @ 4 p.m. https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/e5963f12166a4432bfa84f528a714626

12/2/21 @ 5 p.m. https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/be9713b45ca44382a6143cddccf85579

12/8/21 @ 5 p.m. https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/48582aaaaa76451dad90206c2558da2f

12/13/21 @ 5 p.m. https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/8f3fdc66091048e7a3a5af95822570c3

Upcoming Courses:

January 19, 2022 – April 6, 2022

This includes: 

  • Online hours:  56
  • Seated hours:  40 (Jan 19- Feb 21, 2022, MW, 5:30-9:30 pm)
  • Clinical hours:  120 (1st rotation February 22 – March 15, 2022 & 2nd rotation March 16 – April 6. 2022)
March 14, 2022 – May 27 2022

This includes: 

  • Online hours:  56
  • Seated hours:  40 (Mar 14- April 13, 2022, MW, 5:30-9:30 pm)
  • Clinical hours:  120 (1st rotation April 18 – May 6, 2022 & 2nd rotation May 9 – May 27, 2022)

** Clinical hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm – You will placed at a clincial site based on availability for either the 1st rotation dates or the 2nd rotations dates.  Clincial Coordinator does not guarantee students to be placed for their choice of rotation or site.

Registration fee: $302.00

Book: $105.00 (approximately)

Uniforms: $125.00 (approximately)

Drug Screen/Background Check with Castlebranch: $92.00. This must be completed by the class start date.


The North Carolina Community Colleges Governor’s Emergency Relief (GEER) Scholarship offers FREE Tuition for community college students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs.

Apply for GEER Scholarship

By Phone: 704-290-5825

In Person: 3509 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe


Old Charlotte Highway Campus, Braswell Building,  Monroe

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Employment Opportunities

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in clinical laboratories, hospitals, community health centers, nursing homes, doctor’s office, blood donation center, basic health care facilities.

Educational Opportunities

  • Phlebotomy – 11 Weeks to Complete 

Contact Information


Lori Laney