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Phlebotomy Technician Program

Starlight Medical training program

Are you interested in becoming a certified phlebotomy technician? 

A phlebotomist collects blood specimens from patients by venipuncture, heel sticks and/or finger sticks. 

As a phlebotomy technician working in a clinical laboratory setting you will perform the following tasks:

  • Verify patient
  • Explain the procedure to patients
  • Collect blood and other clinical laboratory specimens such as urine and stool.
  • Prepare and process laboratory specimens for testing
  • Centrifuge blood specimens 
  • Prepare specimens to be shipped to an outside source for testing

A phlebotomist performs all lab collections in hospitals, residencies, out of home care, nursing homes, rehab centers, clinics, doctor's offices, blood donation centers, and independent laboratories.

National Certification provided upon completion through NHA.


In this 9 week training program students will learn:

  1. Proper patient identification
  2. The technique of drawing blood
  3. Order of draw
  4. Specimen handling
  5. Utilizing the centrifuge
  6. Specimen labeling 
  7. Medical terminology and abbreviations 

Students will be required to take the state's certification examine at the end of the program.
Days and hours
81 classroom hours
+ 120 hour externship

Day: M T W  9am-12pm
Evening: M T W  6pm-9pm

Deposit: $550.00 

 Students that miss more than a week of class will be immediately dropped from the program.

Tuition includes:

Application fee

1 scrub uniform



Certification test

Graduation Cap and gown

Need assistance? SLM accepts financial aid from Camden County's workforce.


Is phlebotomy the career choice for you?