Workforce Development-Continuing Education


Become a licensed Phlebotomist.

About the program:

  • The next Phlebotomy course will begin Feb. 27, 2018, for the spring semester (download spring 2018 information sheet).
  • Students will learn the medical practice of opening a vein and drawing blood.
  • Students completing the Phlebotomy training will test for the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians national certification.
  • Additional expenses include the required textbook ($165), national exam fee ($90), drug screen and background check ($44), Scantrons, clinical attire ($45 if needed), vaccinations, documentation and CPR certification ($35).

  • Spring 2018 PLAB 1023 and PLAB 1060 Clinicals:Class 1: Feb. 27 – May 22, 2018 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
  • Class 2: May 1 – July 24, 2018 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  (Tuesday classes on May 1, 8, 15 and 22 will meet from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. All other classes will meet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Course Schedule:

  • Classroom: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Tuesdays for 13 weeks)
  • Classroom: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., (Thursdays for the first 7 weeks)
  • Clinical: Assigned 100 hours starting after week 7 (usually meeting Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Minimum age of 18 years old prior to first class day
  • Minimum education of high school diploma or GED

Pre-application Assessments and Interview:

Prospective students must test and interview prior to submitting an application for the upcoming course:

Work Keys assessments:

  • Reading for Information-Healthcare
  • Locating Information-Healthcare
  • Applied Math-Healthcare

WorkKeys assessments are given at Kilgore College Adult Education Building (Kilgore campus).  Please call 903-983-8661 to register by phone ($35.00).

  • Please call 903-983-8661 to register by phone ($35).
  • Deadline for spring class WorkKeys submission: Students will be contacted after Project Director receives WorkKeys Assessment.
  • There is no need to submit scores.

Application requirements if selected:

Individuals invited to enter the program will be considered pre-admission until after providing these required documents:

  • Application and registration form
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Copy of high school diploma, transcript or GED
  • Documentation of basic or childhood immunizations

Admission Requirements:

  • A current negative drug test
  • A current clear background check
  • A current negative tuberculosis skin test
  • Documentation of starting or completing the Hepatitis B vaccination

Location of Classroom Sessions:

Kilgore College Bert E. Woodruff Adult Education Center
220 N. Henderson Blvd.
Kilgore TX 75662

NOTE: For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.

For information about Phlebotomy:

Frank Mosley, Jr.
Workforce Development Specialist
Sciences & Health Sciences
(903) 983-8645
Canterbury Engr. Science Bldg (CANTR), 207