Phlebotomy for Healthcare Workers

Expand your professional healthcare skills by learning phlebotomy skills and techniques needed for safe and successful blood or specimen collection at College of Western Idaho (CWI).

This class will educate and prepare you with the knowledge and skills for performing phlebotomy tasks in outpatient, emergency, or in-patient settings. You will learn the basic knowledge, and practice, venipuncture techniques through this class. Content includes and overview of the role and function of phlebotomists and contains information about safety procedures, equipment, and point-of-care testing and special procedures.

Your learning experience will include four weeks of classroom and hands on training led by qualified and trained instructors.

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Online View available Classes
Phone - 208.562.3000
In Person - One Stop Student Services


Workforce Development at College of Western Idaho (CWI) provides you high-quality, short-term training to boost your job skills, acquire new career skills, and earn the certificates you need. Take as many classes as you want in our short-term, credit free classes with no applications, no transcripts, and no hassle. Just sign up and watch your career take off.

Classes are offered at a variety of locations throughout western Idaho that are taught by knowledgeable professionals with years of experience in the topics they teach.

What You Will Learn to Do

  • Ensure patient safety during performance of a routine venipuncture
  • Utilize the appropriate use of PPE and safety devices used for venipuncture
  • Identify supplies and equipment used for routine venipuncture techniques using syringes, Vacutainer method, butterfly techniques, and capillary punctures

Requirements and Costs

Degrees and Certificates

Certificate of Completion


Delivery Formats:


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Course Fee - $325

Additional Required Items to Purchase

  • Books:  Phlebotomy Essentials ISBN:9781496319906

Class costs and fees are subject to change without notice.


There are an assortment of scholarship opportunities available if you qualify to help cover some or all of the costs associated with classes offered through CWI Workforce Development. Call us at 208.562.2700 for more information.

Payment Options

CWI Workforce Development offers you multiple payment options to cover the cost of your program. For more information, visit Payment Options

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