Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician. 511004


Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician

Students receive five-weeks of training to become a Phlebotomist.  The Phlebotomy Technician will learn to properly collect and prepare blood samples for adult, infants and children for medical purposes, research and donations. Training includes the process of venipuncture, order of blood draw, infection control and safety.  Additionally, this class includes five-week of training to Electrocardiology Technician (EKG) and Pulmonary Function Testing Technician (PFT).  The student will receive training to administer Electrocardiograms on all ages as will as the ability to interpret the results.  Each student will be able to recognize normal and abnormal rhythms strips.  These reading assist the physician to diagnose irregularities or changes in a patient.  In the PFT class the students will learn all aspects of diagnostic pulmonary testing, including patient preparation and education.

Student will take national exams through the National Healthcareers Association after each five-week session to receive their National Licenses in each field of study.  These licenses in 3 Allied Health Care Fields  in addition to their Certificate of Proficiency will make the student more marketable for employment and typically will increase their salary potential.  Tuition covers two years of all licenses.  

Students receive National Licenses in Phlebotomy, Electrocardiology (EKG) and Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) providing more employment & salary opportunities.  


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


ARKANSAS College of Health Careers

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

9714 West Markham Street

Local WIB

5005 - City of Little Rock

Name of Credential

Certificate of Proficiency as a Phlebotomist, EKG Technician & PFT

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

yes, Refund issued based on Student's Handbook. 

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - National Healthcareers Association

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees

$250.00 Testing fees paid to the National Healthcareers Association prior to the students exam.

In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$125.00 gloves, cotton, gauze, sanitizer, alcohol, needles (all sizes), tubes, tourniquets, electrodes, EKG paper, prep pads, etc.

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2012.00Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
$18.00 per hour
Required Certification: yes

Provider Status



9714 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205

Phone Number

(501) 319-7573

Fax Number

(501) 954-8806

Last Updated

Jan 02, 2024


Sep 17, 2020


Oct 26, 2024

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