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Bakersfield College

Phlebotomy Training Program Certified Phlebotomy Technician I (CPT-I)

Phlebotomy Training Program

Phlebotomy Technicians are in demand as one of the fastest growing occupations in healthcare. Launch your career as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician 1. Collect blood samples from patients in a hospital, clinical laboratory, medical office, or clinical setting. Through lectures and hands-on training, learn what you need to know about the circulatory system, venipuncture technique, specimen collection, risk factors, complications, and quality assurance. Bakersfield College is collaborating with AUMT Institute to offer the Certified Phlebotomy Technician Course (CPT1).

Certified Phlebotomy Technician Course (CPT1)

This course provides a complete learning experience—with 48 hours of classroom instruction and a 40-hour hands-on externship. The course is also designed to prepare you to take the National Certification exam to become a California Certified Phlebotomy Technician 1 (CPT1).

A certificate of completion is awarded upon successful completion of the course.




  • books
  • supplies
  • study guides
  • all class materials
  • exam preparation
  • and externship


Pay online: AUMT Online Payment

Additional Fees

  • Scrub uniforms – cost varies
  • California State CPT1 License fee - $100.00
  • National Certification exam fee - $117.00


  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a High School diploma, HiSET or Equivalency
  • No history of Felonies (Misdemeanors may cause denial of your License application – see CA Dept. of Public Health for details)
  • Mandatory Orientation
  • Background check, drug screen, and immunizations
  • Current CPR from American Heart Association for Health Care Providers (can be obtained during the program)

Course Schedule

  • 8 week Program (July session or September session)
  • Saturdays- July 27, 2019-September 21, 2019 (no class on August 31st)  / September 28, 2019- November 16, 2019
  • 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

National Certification Exam for May cohort - 8 week session

Date: July 27, 2019 at 12:00pm

Location: TBD

Kern Community College District