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Phlebotomist at Illinois Health Careers

To work as a Phlebotomist, candidates must have their high school diploma and complete a postsecondary accredited phlebotomy program from a community college or vocational-technical school. Many employers also look for applicants who have a professional certification in phlebotomy from a recognized program such as the National Healthcare Association. Candidates should have an excellent grasp of medical terminology, human anatomy, and testing procedures in many different ways such as venipuncture, Covid, Urine analysis, drug screens, and much more. Students must be able to understand all types of equipment used in the laboratory setting.

Illinois health Careers also offers the certification training and to sit for the CPT exam at our testing site once a student has successfully completed the program.  

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Phlebotomy Program

Additional 5% Discount if Paid in Full! 12% Discount for Military Veterans & Active Duty!

  • Non refundable Registration Fee $150.00
  • Book Fee of $95.00
  • Complete Certificate
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Why Become a Phlebotomist?

Illinois health Careers Phlebotomy program is designed to prepare students for employment as Phlebotomy technicians. Graduates work as phlebotomists in reference laboratories, hospitals, blood banks, private phlebotomy services, and doctor’s offices, for sports medicine facilities, insurance companies, and clinics. Graduates will have knowledge of the following areas:

  • Patient Preps for Various Laboratory Specimens
  • Legal Implications of Phlebotomy
  • Isolation Techniques
  • Specimen Processing Procedures
  • Medical Terminology and Abbreviations Relating to Phlebotomy and Clinical Laboratory
  • Information Pertaining to Charting
  • Glucose Tolerance Testing
  • Blood Cultures and Viral Studies
  • Anticoagulants and Additives
  • Proper Sites for Venipuncture and Capillary Sticks
  • Computer EHR data entry
  • Geriatric and pediatric venipuncture
  • Covid testing
  • Proper specimen processing
  • Centrifugation
  • Drug testing/chain of custody

Phlebotomy Program

Course Objectives

This is an introductory course designed to provide the student with the skills to be accurate, work well under pressure, and communicate effectively as part of the healthcare team. This course teaches the student to acquire manual skills such as obtaining blood specimens by venipuncture and skin puncture techniques as well as mental skills such as the ability to organize efficiently, perform under pressure and follow written standard procedures. Students will obtain a thorough knowledge of laboratory test requirements and departmental policies. In addition to training the student in collecting and transporting blood specimens for clinical laboratory analyses, Students will be trained to assist in the collection and transportation of specimens other than venous blood. (I.e. urine, tissue, sputum).

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Training in Illinois Affordable

At Illinois Health Careers, we know that affording a health career education and training isn’t easy, that’s why we do the best we can to make our phlebotomy program tuition and fees as low as possible. Not only do we offer one of the lowest tuition prices in Illinois, but we offer different payment plans to help you choose the best way to pay for your education. We also provide lending resources available to you as well as our convenient payment plan. 

Course Requirements


Tuition Fee 2000.00
Non-refundable Registration Fee 150.00


Book/online resources $95.00
Phlebotomy, 5th Edition
ISBN 978032364266
Warekois & Robinson

Ready to Advance Your Career?

If you are ready to advance your career, earning a Medical Office Administrative Assistant training Diploma at Illinois Health Careers can help you prepare to take the first steps toward working in the healthcare field. Get started today on your path toward a new career as a Medical Office Administrative Assistant with Illinois Health Careers. For details send us an email at [email protected] or give us a call at (224) 246-2694, you can also fill out our contact form to get online details.

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Our programs are short, we offer hands-on training with medical offices. We offer real clinic environments and small class sizes all at a reasonable tuition fee.

An experienced instructor will guide you through a module-based program with hands-on training with the latest technology.