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20 Illinois Phlebotomy Training Programs
Black Hawk College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Technician Training Program







Location: 6600 34th Ave. Moline, IL 61265

At Black Hawk College, students can receive the training that they will need to pursue a career in the healthcare industry. This Phlebotomy Technician Training Program can be completed in 10-12 weeks with one day of classes each week depending upon which day of the week you would like to attend classes.

To apply, applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a GED or high school diploma. Additionally, they must have a statement of good health from a physician and a documented negative TB test within three months of the start of class.

To successfully complete the program, students must perform 20 venipunctures and 15 capillary sticks. The topics covered in the curriculum include: quality assurance and methods of quality control, OSHA guidelines and safety rules, anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, and more.



City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Training Program

Location: 1900 W. Van Buren St. Chicago, IL 60612

Malcolm X College has a phlebotomy training program that provides students with the training that can prepare them for both a national licensure exam, as well as a career in the medical field. The program has a duration of two semesters (32 weeks) and consists of 11 credit hours. The training is offered in both an evening and morning option, and is offered during the Fall and Spring semesters.

The curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level employment as a phlebotomist, and the career training focus of it helps students obtain the training they need in only two semesters.

The total tuition of this program is $1,565.94 (if you choose to take the certification examination). In order to apply, students must provide references, medical information, and more. To view the application requirements, you can visit the school site to learn more.



City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

Location: 226 W. Jackson Chicago, IL 60606

This phlebotomy technician training option can be completed in seven months, and upon the successful completion of it, graduates become eligible to sit for a national certification exam. In order to apply, students must have a high school diploma or GED, submit to and complete a criminal background check, have proof of current and updated immunizations, and more.

The first course of this program is Fundamentals of Phlebotomy which is a 40-hour course that focuses on teaching students the basic concepts of phlebotomy as well as safety in the workplace, and more. The next portion of the curriculum is a 56-hour Phlebotomy Practice and Procedure. During this time students will learn the techniques of drawing blood specimens. The final portion of this program is the Phlebotomy Clinical Practice which is a 120-hour clinical requirement during which time students get a chance to practice the skills that they have learned in a functioning clinical environment.



College of DuPage

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy and EKG Certificate Program

Location: 425 Fawell Blvd. Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

The College of DuPage offers a Phlebotomy and EKG Certificate Program that is designed to provide students with the skill set that they will need to become a certified phlebotomist, and they will also learn additional EKG skills which can improve their employability.

This is an intensive curriculum and includes both classroom learning as well as clinical practice. The coursework can be completed in two semesters with a total of 12 total credit hours. The clinical assignment will require students to commit six early morning hours to the clinical Monday through Friday, so please ensure that you will be available during these hours.

Applicants must undergo a criminal background check, as well as a drug screening prior to the clinical practice and they must also have proof of their immunizations, medical history, and their physical health.



College of Lake County

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

Location: 19351 West Washington Street Grayslake, IL 60030-1198

At the College of Lake County, students can receive the skill set that they will need to pursue a career as an entry level phlebotomist. The fast-track of this option can be completed in 11 weeks, and upon the successful completion of this program, CLC awards graduates with a certificate. Additionally, graduates become eligible to sit for a national licensure exam.

The curriculum is offered through 224 total hours, and utilizes both classroom learning as well as clinical experience to prepare students to work with real patients. In order to begin the training, applicants must have attended a Phlebotomy Information Session, and information regarding this session can be found on the school site.

Please keep in mind that during the clinical, students must be at their sites eight hours a day, five days a week, for three weeks.



Elgin Community College

Programs Offered: Basic Vocational Certificate in Phlebotomy

Location: 1700 Spartan Drive Elgin, IL 60123-7193

Elgin Community College offers a phlebotomy training program that can provide students with the knowledge that they will need to pursue a career in the healthcare industry, and it can also prepare them to sit for a national certification exam.

Upon the successful completion of training, graduates will receive a basic Vocational Specialist Certificate from ECC and they can then become nationally certified.

The curriculum consists of two courses CLT-101 and CLT-120. CLT-101 is a classroom based portion of training, and CLT-120 is the clinical practicum which provides students with hands-on practice utilizing the skills and knowledge that they have learned.

Before entering the second portion of training, students must submit to a criminal background check, drug test, and they must receive scores in the 12th percentile or better in each section of the PSB-HOA exam.



EnVaNa Healthcare Training Center

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

Location: 500 E. Ogden Ave. Suite 208 Naperville, IL 60563



Harper College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Certificate Program

Location: 1200 W. Algonquin Road Palatine, IL 60067

At Harper College, students can receive the skill set that they will need to become employed as medical professionals. The curriculum of this option includes topics such as: basic anatomy and physiology, communications and personal-patient interactions, stress management, specimen collection, safety procedures, and more.

There are a total of 8 credit hours that must be completed in order to successfully complete training. Also, students must receive a grade of C or better in HSC (Medical Terminology) which is the first course that must be taken.

Additionally, this program is not eligible for financial aid so those that apply should be prepared to pay the tuition.

If you would like to learn more about this program, there is an optional phlebotomy information meeting that you can attend. To find out upcoming dates and times you can visit the site to learn more.



Illinois Central College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Certificate Program

Location: East Peoria Campus- 1 Campus Dr. East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
Downtown Campus- 115 SW Adams St. Peoria, IL 61635-0001
ICC North Campus-5407 N University St. Peoria, IL 61635-0001


Illinois Central College offers a Phlebotomy Certificate Program that is designed to prepare students for both certification and a career as a phlebotomist. The training consists of 9 credit hours (four courses) which include the following: Human Biology OR Human Anatomy and Physiology, Introduction to Interdisciplinary Health Care, Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory and Phlebotomy, and a Phlebotomy Clinical Practicum. Students must receive a grade of “C” or better in all CLT and BIOL courses.

In addition to the clinical portion of this curriculum, the lecture portion is offered in a hybrid online delivery format, so please ensure that you will have access to the internet if you choose to apply. The curriculum of this option aims to teach students the ethical and legal responsibilities they will have, effective communication skills, and safe practices.



Illinois Valley Community College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Certificate Program

Location: 815 North Orlando Smith Road Oglesby, IL 61348

At Illinois Valley Community College, you can receive the training that you will need to pursue a career in the healthcare industry. This option consists of ten total credit hours, and upon the successful completion of the curriculum, graduates will receive a certificate from Illinois Valley Community College and they will become eligible to sit for a national licensure exam.

The classes included in this program are: Terminology in the Health Field, Principles and Practices of Phlebotomy, and a Phlebotomy Practicum. This diversified approach enables students to receive the classroom training they will need, and then they can utilize those skills in a functioning medical facility.

Before beginning the clinical portion of training, students must submit to a background criminal check, and also to a drug screening.



Joliet Junior College

Programs Offered: Certified Phlebotomy Technician Program

Location: 1215 Houbolt Road Joliet, IL 60431-8938

This phlebotomy training option utilizes lecture, demonstration and clinical experience to provide students with the skill set that they will need to become eligible to work as an entry-level phlebotomist. In addition to the blood-drawing techniques, students will learn how to approach patients, identify patients, and how to maintain professionalism in the workplace.

In order to successfully complete this program, students must obtain a minimum of 150 venipunctures, and students must spend 120 hours in the clinical area.

The curriculum consists of 14.5 semester hours and those that complete the program will receive a Certificate of Completion from Joliet Junior College. To learn more about the program and the curriculum, you can visit the school site to view the degree requirements.



Lincoln Land Community College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Training Program

Location: 5250 Shepherd Road Springfield, IL 62794-9256

The Capital City Training Center at Lincoln Land Community College offers phlebotomy training that can be used to prepare students for both employment in the field, as well as a national certification exam. This particular option is a 160-hour course that consists of both classroom learning and hands-on clinical practice.

The externship portion of this training accounts for 100 of the total hours and the externships typically run from 9am-5pm Monday-Friday. Please ensure that your availability enables this time commitment.

The total tuition of this option is $2,250.00, and that includes the fee for books and materials. The goal of this two-part training option is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of phlebotomy that can be used as preparation for certification and employment.



Moraine Valley Community College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Certificate Program

Location: 9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills IL 60465-2478

The phlebotomy certificate program at Moraine Valley Community College consists of nine total credit hours. The suggested schedule is based on part-time enrollment for two consecutive semesters. The first semester is six credit hours and the course title is “Principles and Practice of Phlebotomy”. The second semester is a three credit hour “Phlebotomy Practicum”, during which time students apply the lessons they have learned in class in a functioning medical facility.

Both courses are offered every semester, including summer so students can enroll throughout the year.

In order to successfully complete this program, students must complete all course requirements and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate. For more information, please visit the site to learn more.



Oakton Community College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Training Program

Location: Des Plaines Campus- 1600 East Golf Road Des Plaines, IL 60016
Skokie Campus- 7701 North Lincoln Avenue Skokie, IL 60077


Oakton Community College offers a phlebotomy training program that is designed to provide students with the skill set that they will need to obtain an entry-level position as a phlebotomist. This option consists of 10 semester credits and the curriculum is as follows: Medical Terminology, Introduction to Health Care Issues, Phlebotomy, and a Phlebotomy Practicum. This exposure to both classroom learning and hands-on practice can help students have a thorough understanding of phlebotomy and its practice.

In order to apply, students must: have either a high school diploma or GED, have a satisfactory interview with MLT faculty, submit a current and complete physical examination record, and more. For a full list of admissions requirements you can visit the site to learn more.



Olney Central College- An Illinois Eastern Community College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Training Program

Location: 305 North West Street Olney, IL 62450-1099
Frontier Community College-2 Frontier Drive Fairfield, IL 62837-2601


Within the Illinois Eastern Community College system, Olney Central College offers a phlebotomy training program that can help students prepare for a career in the healthcare industry. Additionally, Frontier Community College also offers the same program, and the contact information can be found on the site homepage.

In order to apply to this program, students must: be at least 18 years or older, have either a high school diploma or GED, have a minimum GPA of 2.0, possess basic computer skills, and more.

The curriculum is offered throughout two semesters and covers topics like Phlebotomy Theory, Introduction to Medical Terminology, and a Phlebotomy Externship. There are 13 total credits included in this training option. It is recommended that applicants contact a counselor before enrolling into the program to ensure that all requirements are met, including hours associated with transfer courses.



Richland Community College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Training Course

Location: One College Park Decatur, IL 62521

At Richland Community College, you can receive training that is designed to provide students with the skills that they will need to seek employment in the medical field. In order to apply, students must have a high school diploma or its equivalent, and they must also do well on the college’s placement examination. To view all of the entry requirements, you can visit the school site to learn more.

The program is a one semester long option that incorporates classroom, laboratory, and clinical experience. Upon the successful completion of training, students that also have the required work experience may be eligible to sit for national certification.

This may not be the best choice for those that are looking for a Certificate/Degree in phlebotomy, but for those that are working in the medical field or would like to brush up on their phlebotomy skills; this can be a helpful course to consider.



South Suburban College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Certificate Program

Location: 15800 South State Street South Holland, IL 60473-1200

South Suburban College offers a phlebotomy certificate program that can provide students with the skills that they will need to seek employment in the healthcare industry. The two included courses (PHB 101 and PHB 102) are offered consecutively during a single semester. They must both be completed with a grade of “C” or better, and students enrolled in the program must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

In order to apply, students must have proof of health insurance coverage, they must possess a valid basic CPR certification card, and they must also submit proof of their immunizations. The clinical assignments are typically offered during the day, so please ensure that this can suit your availability.

For more information regarding the application requirements, and the program itself, you can visit the school site to learn more.



Southwestern Illinois College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Training Program

Location: Belleville Campus- 2500 Carlyle Ave. Belleville, IL 62221
Red Bud Campus- 500 W. South Fourth St. Red Bud, IL 62278
Sam Wolf Granite City Campus- 4950 Maryville Road Granite City, IL 62040


Southwestern Illinois College offers a two semester long phlebotomy training program that consists of seven credit hours. The program begins in both the Fall and Spring semesters and is divided into three separate portions. There are General Education requirements, which should be completed before the phlebotomy portion, or during the first semester. The phlebotomy courses then begin, and the clinical education experience is the last required portion of the curriculum. Upon the successful completion of training, students will receive a Certificate of Completion from the college, and become eligible to sit for a national certification exam.

The total estimated cost of this option is $1,276.00 and financial aid or scholarship options are available for those that would be interested in financial assistance.



Stars Academy School of Phlebotomy

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Technician Training

Location: Hill Creek Plaza, 8077 W. 95th Street Hickory Hills, IL 60457

In order to apply to the Phlebotomy Technician Training program offered at the Stars Academy School of Phlebotomy, applicants must have: a GED/high school diploma, up-to-date Tetanus vaccinations, a valid driver’s license or a state I.D., and more.

The curriculum covers a wide range of topics, and is designed to prepare students for the certification exam, as well as employment in the field. The total tuition of this training is $1,600, but the cost of the examination is not included in this total.

The class is offered three days a week (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) with the option of either day/night classes. Training can be completed in as little as four weeks. For more information regarding admissions and the program itself, you can visit the site to learn more.



Waubonsee Community College

Programs Offered: Phlebotomy Technician Certificate of Achievement

Location: Aurora Campus- 18 S. River Street Aurora, IL 60506-4134
Copley Campus- 2060 Ogden Avenue Aurora, IL 60504-7222
Plano Campus-100 Waubonsee Drive Plano, IL 60545
Sugar Grove Campus-Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive Sugar Grove, IL 60554-9454


At Waubonsee Community College, students can receive the training that they will need to pursue a career in the healthcare industry. In addition, graduates will also become eligible to sit for a national certification exam, which can help to improve their employability. In order to successfully complete this option, students must receive a minimum grade of C in all of the included courses.

The curriculum is offered through four courses: Communication Strategies for Healthcare Careers, Medical Terms for Health Care Occupations, Theoretical and Clinical Aspects of Phlebotomy, and a Phlebotomy Externship.

This option includes nine total semester hours and upon completing training, students will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the college.

To learn more about this training option, you can visit the site to learn more about the curriculum and to obtain the contact information.



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