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The Fresno City College Training Institute is a certified training provider for phlebotomy as authorized by the state of California.  This means your training will meet all the California requirements.  The phlebotomy program includes 48 hours of theory and 120 hours of clinical rotation experience.  Attendance at orientation is required to register for the phlebotomy training programs scheduled for next year.  Due to the high demand for this program, participants are chosen through a lottery system.

What you'll learn:

  • The crucial elements of safety and infection control
  • Step-by-step methods for blood withdrawl
  • Commonly used collection devices
  • Preparation of specimens for processing

How you'll benefit:

  • Your training meets the state of California requirements
  • Gain hands-on clinical experience of at least 100 successful venipuncture's, 25 skin puncture's and 5 arterial observations

Required to register: (learn more about all the requirements at orientation)

  • Attendance at program orientation
  • Immunizations and liability insurance
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Purchase of books and scrubs
  • CPR card (American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers)
  • Criminal record and background check

Note:  Criminal record clearance or background check may be required for licensing as a phlebotomist

Orientation - Wed, Nov 9, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm 2 hrs R. Boyd Free
Fresno City College OAB Auditorium

Classes starting in January, on Saturdays 8:00am - 5:00pm 168 hrs R. Walker $2,995
FCC Health Sciences Division, Room 280

For questions:


Last updated: 4/27/2016 2:17:26 PM