What are the requirements or prerequisites for obtaining my phlebotomy certification?

High school graduation or equivalent and completion of a NAACLS-approved phlebotomy program within the last five years that consists of 80 hours of classroom training and 40 hours of clinical training in an accredited lab with a minimum of 200 successful blood draws.

Two full years as a part-time phlebotomist or one year as a full-time phlebotomist, or; A letter from a health care supervisor attesting that part of your job is performing blood draws. This must be submitted with your registration application and be on company letterhead, or; signature of supervisor/instructor on application attesting to the above successful completion of an accredited phlebotomy training program and completion of 200 documented successful blood draws.