Phlebotomy and Lab Services

Professional Skills That Save Lives

Phlebotomy, one of the fastest growing career fields, is an ideal occupation for anyone interested in working in the healthcare industry. A phlebotomist is responsible for drawing blood samples as well as preparing and properly storing them for transportation to a diagnostic lab. 

Program Information

  • PrerequisitesHigh school diploma or equivalency, and successful completion of TABE entrance assessment
  • Tuition for the 2022-23 school year: $2,600 includes books and supplies
    • Tuition Assistance
      *Veteran-Approved Training
      *Health Careers Grant funding for eligible students
  • ScheduleTue, Wed, Thurs. 5:30 – 8:30 pm.
  • Program length:  124 hours (14 weeks)
  • Dates
    • Fall: starts 9/20/22
      • Orientation: September 14th, 5:00 p.m. @ Main Campus (3555 Buffalo Rd, Rochester NY 14624)
    • Winter: TBD
    • Spring: TBD
  • Location: CWD Main Campus, 3555 Buffalo Road, Rochester, NY 14624
  • Dress code: professional/business casual, scrubs are ideal, but not required, no artificial nails, hair must be tied back
  • Supplies (students must provide): pens, pencils, highlighters, 1 subject notebook

What will I learn?

What you learn with us
  • The role of the phlebotomist
  • Patient identification
  • Collection and preparation of blood and body fluid specimens
  • Maintenance of records and collection areas
  • Anatomically correct arms, prosthetics and human blood draws will be used in this program.

How do I enroll?

Admission Procedures
When you are ready to apply, registration for Career & Technical programs requires successful completion of the entrance assessment, and satisfactory arrangement of payment of tuition. An automated email confirming registration will be sent to your email. The entire admission process must be completed before enrollment is confirmed.
  1. Attend an entrance assessment session.  Click here to schedule your CWD Entrance Assessment Registration
  2. Submit program-specific requirements via email, fax, or hand delivery: high school diploma or equivalency
  3. Secure funding. You may choose to meet with an admissions advisor or financial aid specialist to discuss funding options.
    • Tuition Assistance options:
      *Veteran-Approved Training
      *Health Careers Grant funding for eligible students

Get Started Today!

Our career training programs require students to attend an entrance assessment session as the first step in the admissions process.

If you wish to speak with an advisor or have questions about the process, please call us at 585.349.9100.