How To Start A New Career As A Phlebotomist: Everything You Need To Know

  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • March 12, 2024
  • 3 min read
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Are you looking for a new career? If so, consider becoming a phlebotomist! This is a great field to get into, and it offers many opportunities for growth. In this blog post, we will discuss everything you need to know about starting a new career as a phlebotomist.

We will cover topics such as education requirements, certification requirements, and job prospects. So if you are interested in becoming a phlebotomist, read on!

How To Start A New Career As A Phlebotomist?

Education requirements

To become a phlebotomist, you will need to complete an accredited phlebotomy training program. These programs are typically offered at community colleges and technical schools. They usually take about one year to complete and include both classroom and clinical instruction.

After completing a training program, you will then need to obtain certification from the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT). To do this, you will need to pass a written exam and a practical skills exam. Once you have your certification, you will be ready to start your new career as a phlebotomist!

Training at NCC

Here at NCC, we offer an accredited phlebotomy training program that can be completed in as little as one year. Our program includes both classroom and clinical instruction, and upon completion, you will be eligible to take the ASPT certification exam.

If you are interested in starting a new career as a phlebotomist, contact us today to learn more about our program! We would be happy to answer any of your questions and help you get started on your new career path.

Job prospects

The job prospects for phlebotomists are quite good. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the demand for phlebotomists will grow by 25% between 2016 and 2026. This is much faster than the average for all occupations, so if you are looking for a stable career with good job prospects, phlebotomy may be a good choice for you.

Earning potential

Phlebotomists can earn a decent wage. The median annual salary for phlebotomists was $32,710 in 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, experienced phlebotomists can earn much more than that. The top ten percent of earners made more than $51,070 per year.

So if you are interested in starting a new career as a phlebotomist, there are many things to consider. We hope this blog post has been helpful in giving you an overview of what you need to know.

Contact us today to learn more about our program and how we can help you get started on your new career path! Thanks for reading!

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Corey Del Pino
Dean Of Clinical Programs

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Corey Del Pino attended Northern Arizona University after high school and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology with a Chemistry Minor in 2012. After attending Mohave Community College and earning her Medical…Read Full Bio