Phlebotomy and Lab Services

Phlebotomy: Sticks That Save Lives

This part-time program will help you prepare for a career in the Phlebotomy field in only 14 weeks. Using the "learn while you earn" model, this evening class allows you to work while you're taking classes and is designed to train anyone looking for a new career and/or those already working the healthcare field who are looking to gain new skills. Phlebotomy is one of the fastest growing career fields and is an ideal entry occupation for anyone interested in working in the healthcare field. A phlebotomist is responsible for drawing blood samples as well as preparing and properly storing them for transportation to a diagnostic lab.

  • PrerequisitesHigh school diploma or equivalency and successful completion of TABE entrance assessment
  • Tuition: $2,695 includes books
  • ScheduleTue, Wed, Thurs. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Program length:  124 hours (14 weeks)
  • Dates
    • Summer: 7/18/23 – 10/19/23
    • Fall: 11/28/23 – 3/7/24
    • Spring: 3/19/24 – 6/27/24
  • Location: CWD WEMOCO Campus, 3589 Big Ridge Road, Spencerport, NY 14559
  • 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

Complete a contact card to connect with an advisor, learn more about the program, and start the application process.

Employment Outlook:
  • For more information about phlebotomy employment, click here.
Student Support and Academic Services
  • Access to student support advisors, who can provide career advisement and referral services 
  • Access to academic and employability support
  • Access to employer networks

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

  1. Complete a contact card and register for an Entrance Assessment. Once you submit the contact card, you'll receive an email (check your spam!). Use the link in the email to complete your application and register for an entrance assessment.
  2. Complete an entrance assessment to determine your program eligibility. Your score on the assessment helps determine the level of support you may need to be successful in the program.
  3. Secure funding.Your payment options include:
    • Self-pay
    • Employer pay
    • Tuition assistance options available for those who meet eligibility requirements
Tuition Assistance options for this program include:
  • Funding grants available through RochesterWorks! for eligible applicants:
  • Other options may be available on a class-by-class basis. If you are looking for more information, please reach out to us at 585-349-9100.

Get Started Today!

Complete a contact card to connect with an advisor, learn more about the program, and complete an application