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Phlebotomy
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
  • A total of 75 hours of coursework includes: 51 hours of theory and laboratory instruction in the art and science of phlebotomy and 24 hours of keyboarding and basic computer skills.
  • Topics include: safety procedures, infection control, techniques of finger puncture and blood drawing, suitability of specimen, quality assurance and a review of the HIPAA Act.
  • Upon completion of the 75 classroom hours, you must participate in a mandatory 125-hour unpaid full time, daytime clinical internship to be assigned by your instructor.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • A TABE score of 10.0 in reading and 6.0 in math is required*.
  • A personal interview will be conducted.
  • A valid high school diploma or equivalency is required.
  • An up-to-date physical with immunizations is required.
  • A $300 security deposit is required.
EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK
Previous employers include Catholic Health Systems, Quest Diagnostics, and UNYTS.  Entry level Phlebotomists can expect to earn an average of $11.00 – $12.00/hour.  A Placement Specialist is on staff to assist you with resume writing and interview skills.
 
To register for this class you must first attend an Orientation and Testing Session at Erie 1 BOCES Workforce Development Center.
 
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*Exceptions to admission scores may be considered based on work history, prior education, personal interview, and employer recommendations.

Start Dates, Times, Locations
PROGRAM DATES: January 22, 2019 - April 22, 2019
 
CLASSROOM: January 22, 2019 - March 28, 2019
Location: Potter Career & Technical Center
Day & Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
                      5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

INTERNSHIP: April 1, 2019 - April 22, 2019
Location: Varies
Day & Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
                      (Daytime Hours)
 
Fee: $1,500
  • The cost of the program is $1,500.  Financial assistance may be available through ACCES-VR, the US Department of Veterans Affairs, or other sources.
Hours: 200
Get Started!
Prospective students must attend an Orientation session at the Erie 1 BOCES Workforce Development Center.
 
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Contact Us
Deborah Summers, Supervisor

Julie West, Clerical
(716) 821 - 7500
jwest@e1b.org
 

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