Certified Phlebotomy 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)

Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist. 511009


Each student learns the process of making a puncture in a vein for the purpose of drawing blood. Students learn to properly collect and prepare blood samples for adult, infants and children. These test are used to verify the overall health of the patient and to diagnose medical conditions. Training includes the blood draw, order of draw, infection control and safety.  Students may seek employment in physician offices, hospitals, urgent care facilities, plasm centers.  This five-week class includes 16 hours of externship increasing employment options.  

Each student will take an exam through the National Healthcareers Association to receive their National License.  Having this license in additional to their Certificate of Proficiency will increase their employment and wage potential.  Arkansas College of Health Careers is 28% above the National Average in their pass rate based on NHA statistics.  

The tuition covers the students license for two years.  


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


ARKANSAS College of Health Careers

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)


Local WIB

5005 - City of Little Rock

Name of Credential

Nationally Certified Phlebotomy Technician/Certificate of Proficiency

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

yes. Refund issued based on the Students 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

$125.00 Exam fee is paid to the National Healthcareers Association prior to the student taking the exam.

In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


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

$100.00 gloves, sanitizer, gauze, evacuate tubes, needles (all sizes), alcohol, bandages, lancets, cotton, tourniquets, etc.

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

$16.00 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 29, 2020


Oct 26, 2024

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