BC3's Phlebotomy Certification Training instructs students on how to draw blood for tests, transfusions, research or blood donations over 48 classroom hours and at least 100 clinical hours.

Upon successful completion of this training, students are eligible to take the National Phlebotomy Certification Examination. 

Training location is Butler Memorial Hospital. Training cost is $925, plus textbook.

Upcoming Training: 

May 31, 2022 - August 1, 2022

Note: There is no class on 6/27, 6/28, 7/4, 7/5, 7/19, 7/25, and 7/26.

Register Now    Registration deadline is April 29, 2022

September 7, 2022 - October 12, 2022

Note: There is no class on May 11, 2022

Register Now    Registration deadline is  August 7, 2022

December 12, 2022 - January 24, 2023

Note: There is no class on 12/26, 12/27, and 1/23

Register Now    Registration deadline is  November 11, 2022

Registration Requirements 

Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate, have a valid PA driver's license, and either proof of personal medical coverage or have signed an insurance waiver prior to starting class. A member of the EMS staff will contact you with more information about these requirements after registering.

All students will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon registration in order to be approved for clinical placement.

Clinical Prerequisites

The clearances obtained for purposes of clinical experiences through BC3 must not be volunteer clearances and must be submitted to the instructor by the fourth week of class. 

Did You Know?

According to the  U.S. Department of Labor, employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 25 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform bloodwork.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Phlebotomists, on the Internet at (visited January 19, 2019)


Interested? Or have questions for our team? 

Contact us by emailing or by calling 724.287.8711 x8418 for more information.