(Approved for WIOA Funding)
Thank you for your interest in Certified Phlebotomy Technician training at Tunxis Community College. This program is approved by the National Health Career Association. It provides approximately 160 hours of training, including classroom and a hand-on laboratory. Enrollment is limited to 15 students accepted on a first come, first served basis. Course content includes: basic aspects of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, venipuncture, specimen collection procedures, safety and universal precautions, common laboratory tests with clinical significance to body systems and disease processes, and laboratory equipment. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to sit for the National Certification examination (administered at the college), as well as a clinical internship.
You must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED, and complete the following:
- Fill out the Phlebotomy Technician application
- Mail or bring the application and forms along with a non-refundable $35 administrative fee (debit or credit card, check or money order payable to TCC — no cash please), to Continuing Education, Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032.
Your application will then be forwarded to the Allied Health Coordinator for consideration. Upon acceptance, you will be notified in writing and given further instructions to complete your enrollment.
Each student that applies to the program must submit a completed health form. See the application packet for details. No one can be permitted to participate in the lab portion of the program or internship without this requirement.
Application and Additional Information
- Phlebotomy Application Packet
- Phlebotomy Health Forms
- Directions toUCONN Health Center and Middlesex Hospital
- Map UConn Health Center
Students who have successfully completed the Phlebotomy Technician Program are eligible to receive college credit through the Connecticut Credit Assessment Program administered by Charter Oak State College.
Credits may be used at Charter Oak State College or transferred to another school by setting up a credit registry with Charter Oak (any transfer credit is at the discretion of the institution).
For more information, visit: Charter Oak’s Credit Registry site
Program Coordinator: Cheryl Conaty, 860.773.1453