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Phlebotomists collect human blood samples for the purpose of medical laboratory testing.

The Community Colleges of Spokane's phlebotomy technician program is offered in fall and spring quarters. This intensive 10-week program provides students with the fundamental skills for entry-level work in the phlebotomy profession. Expert classroom instruction combined with clinical internships prepare students to:

  • Select and prepare skin puncture sites.

  • Use a variety of blood drawing techniques.

  • Prepare and maintain laboratory supplies and equipment.

  • Provide professional, safe, quality patient care.

Students who successfully complete this program will be prepared to sit for the ASCP Board of Registry Phlebotomy exam. To be placed on the interest list or for more information, email: or call (509) 279-6144.

Spokane Course Cost:

Certificate course fee updated to $2,275

(Includes Lab Fee, Drug Screen, Insurance Fee & National Background Check)               

Additional Fees:
Parking Pass: $33.00
Textbook: $99.00
Scrubs: $55.00
Total Expenses: $2,437.00

*Out of State Tuition does not apply. Prices are subject to change and may not include sales tax. Please contact (509) 279-6144 for pricing and information for our Coville phlebotomy program.

Course Expectations:

Each assignment, quiz or exam must have a minimum score of 75% to pass. A score of less than 75% for any portion of the class upon completion may result in failing of the course. 

Tuition Assistance:

The phlebotomy program is a non-credit course and is not eligible for federal financial aid.  Additional funding options as listed:

  • WorkFirst (WorkFirst Financial Aid may be available for TANF eligible recipients.) tuition assistance questions should be directed to the SCC WorkFirst office at 509-533-8210
  • SCC Worker Retraining Program 509-533-8056
  • Career Path Services 509-227-2892
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services 509-363-4700
  • Workforce Investment Act (WIA) through WorkSource at 509-532-3109

We encourage you to take a quick funding survey at to see if you qualify for tuition assistance.

Already a phlebotomist in another U.S. state and want to get your Washington State Medical Assistant – Phlebotomist (MA-P) license? See our Phlebotomy for the Certified Medical Assistant 6-week program.

Do you complete an accredited phlebotomy program but need to brush up on your skills? See our 3-day Phlebotomy Skills Refresher class

For more information on these classes, contact: (509) 279-6177 or