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Program Description

Fall 2023 class flyer/information

This 11 week 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:

All items are required prior to being registered.

You must:

  1. Attend a Phlebotomy Information Session by clicking on the link below:


  1. Complete the Phlebotomy Information Session Quiz by clicking on the link below:


The Phlebotomy Information Session and quiz are open for viewing at any time.  You must watch the information session first and complete the quiz afterwards to receive a registration packet.

    • Must be 18 years old
    • High School Diploma/GED/College Degree (if you do not have one of these, you are required to take the TABE test or CASAS test and score 9th grade level or above)
    • Vaccination Record:
      • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
      • Varicella (Chicken Pox)
      • Hepatitis B
      • Tetanus 
      • Influenza
      • COVID-19 (fully vaccinated)
    • Tuberculin Skin Test (Two step test is required)

Scholarship Information

Geer Scholarship is available for those eligible. 

Click on the link below for the application.  Please note that you will
have to contact financial aid with any questions regarding the Geer II
The instructors of this program cannot
answers questions regarding this scholarship.

 Financial Aid Contact Info:

 Email: finaid@spcc.edu

Call: 704-272-5300. 

II Scholarship Application 

New Schedule for Fall 2023: October 10, 2023- December 5, 2023

October 10 – November 9 (Class days; Tuesday & Thursday; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm) Polkton Campus, Martin Tech, Room 109

November 13 – December 5 (Lab externship; Monday through Friday; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm) various lab sites in Union and Anson county – these dates include a Thanksgiving break November 23 and 24.

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These sessions include: 

  • Online hours:  56
  • Seated hours:  40 (October 10 – November 9, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 am – 1:00pm)
  • Clinical hours:  120 (November 13 – December 5, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am- 5:00 pm)

Registration fee: $352.00

Uniforms: $125.00 (approximately, required uniform list will be sent after registration)

Drug Screen/Background Check/Immunizations with Castlebranch: $115.00. This must be completed by the class start date in order to be registered.

Total Approximate Program Cost: $592.00

For more information regarding the Phlebotomy Program, contact:

Professor Lori Laney by email llaney@spcc.edu


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.

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