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:

Option 1

Classroom: Wednesdays, Butler Main Campus
August 26 – September 20 (class time 8:30am – 5:30pm)

Clinical: Monday-Friday
Oct 1  – Jan 15, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Register for option 1 This class is full
Registration Deadline: July 24, 2020

Option 2

Classroom: Tuesdays at BMH
September 29 – November 24, class time 4:00pm – 10:00pm
November 24, class time 2:30pm – 8:30pm
No class
on November 3.

Clinical: Monday-Friday
November 25 – February 25, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Register for option 2 This class is full
Registration Deadline: August 28, 2020

Option 3

Classroom: Tuesdays at BMH
December 15 – February 2, class time 4:00pm – 10:00pm
February 2, class time 2:30pm – 8:30pm

Clinical: Monday – Friday
February 3 – May 3,   8:00am – 4:00pm

Register for option 3 This class is full
Registration Deadline: November 16, 2020

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.

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.