Phlebotomy

Become a licensed Phlebotomist.

About the program:

  • The next Phlebotomy course is May 2 to July 30, 2019.
  • 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 for the student are the required textbook ($165), national exam fee ($90), drug screen and background check ($46), Scantrons, clinical attire ($45 for one set of scrubs), vaccinations, documentation and CPR certification ($35) which will be taught in class.

Summer PLAB 1023 and PLAB 1060 Clinicals: 


Course Schedule:

  • Next class begins: Thursday, May 2, 2019
  • Deadline to apply: April 8, 2019
  • 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:

WorkKeys assessments:

  • Graphic Literacy
  • Locating Information
  • Workplace Documents
  • Applied Math

WorkKeys assessments are given at Kilgore College Adult Education Building (Kilgore campus).

  • Please call 903-983-8645 to register by phone ($50).
  • Please leave a message if no one answers. You will receive a call back.
  • Deadline for summer class WorkKeys submission: Students will be contacted after Project Director receives WorkKeys Assessment.
  • There is no need to submit scores.

 Testing is also available on the Longview campus.

  • Please call (903) 753-2642 to schedule testing at KC-Longview.

Application requirements if selected:

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

  • Registration form
  • Copy of birth certificate or driver's license
  • 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 Technical Vocational Building, Room 108


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:

Gail Jackson
Part Time Administrative Assistant
Workforce Development - Health Sciences
Phone:
(903) 988-3787