Phlebotomy : Emily Griffith Technical College

Phlebotomy

We have full-time and part-time start dates throughout the year! Give us a call at 720-423-4700 to find out when our next available start date is.

Interested in getting into the medical field? Not squeamish around blood and other bodily fluids? Getting a certificate in phlebotomy is a great first step into the healthcare world! 

What is phlebotomy? Phlebotomy is the process of puncturing a vein in order to draw blood for transfusion, diagnostic testing or experimental procedures. Phlebotomy is an important process in providing all types of healthcare and people with skills in phlebotomy can work in medical offices, hospitals and clinical laboratories. 

In the Emily Griffith Phlebotomy program, you’ll learn the knowledge and procedural aspects of basic phlebotomy, including venipunctures, collection of blood specimens, and special procedures. You’ll also learn about important infection control and safety practices.

Our short, 8-week program will have you ready to join the workforce quickly! 

Clinical placement: After you complete your coursework, you will be placed in an internship in the field where you’ll gain real-world experience. 

Want more information? Get the Phlebotomy Program Flyer and the Phlebotomy Program Checklist.

What Can I Do with an Emily Griffith Phlebotomy Certificate?

Graduates from Emily Griffith’s Phlebotomy program have gone on to work as phlebotomists at:

  • Hospitals
  • Private Clinics
  • Outpatient Laboratories
  • Research Centers

As a phlebotomist, you could go on to other careers in the medical field including medical assisting, medical technology, and clinical laboratory science. 

Health & Wellness
$904
Approximate cost. Additional material and book fees may apply
Part Time Program
8 Weeks
Program length


No upcoming starts available.

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Course Information

Required Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
HPR 112 Phlebotomy 4
HPR 180 Internship 1
HPR 112 Phlebotomy

Teaches the duties associated with the practice of venipuncture, capillary puncture, and special collection procedures. This course provides experience with quality control, infection control, safety procedures, as well as laboratory computer systems. Successful completion of this course, with an adequate number of blood draws, will constitute eligibility for application for a National Phlebotomy Registry Examination.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
HPR 112 Phlebotomy

Teaches the duties associated with the practice of venipuncture, capillary puncture, and special collection procedures. This course provides experience with quality control, infection control, safety procedures, as well as laboratory computer systems. Successful completion of this course, with an adequate number of blood draws, will constitute eligibility for application for a National Phlebotomy Registry Examination.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
HPR 180 Internship

Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
HPR 180 Internship

Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
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