This program meets all California requirements for students to become a California Licensed Phlebotomist (CPT1). The program will introduce students to the field of phlebotomy and provide them with basic and advanced skills in both theory and clinical practice to prepare the students for the National Certification exam. This program is for anyone who does not have prior phlebotomy experience and those who already have on-the-job phlebotomy experience who would like to be licensed as a CPT1. There are 3 additional fees associated with the course: The National Certification Exam fee of $115 paid directly to the National Healthcare Association approximately 2 weeks before the last day of class, The California State CPT1 license fee of $100 paid directly to the State of California upon completion of the externship. Students are required to wear uniform scrubs in any color or pattern.