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Phlebotomy Training & Certification Programs

UVM Medical Center is partnering with Vermont HITEC to grow phlebotomy staff through unique train-to-hire apprenticeship programs.

The phlebotomy training program will lead to guaranteed full-time jobs with UVM Medical Center upon successful completion.  Selected participants will attend an 8-week program prior to employment.  All participants completing the program will be Certified as Phlebotomy Technicians through the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), offered full-time positions as Phlebotomists at UVM Medical Center, and enrolled in a Registered Apprenticeship with stepped-up performance-based wages. All positions are full-time with benefits.

No prior healthcare knowledge or experience is required to apply, but candidates are required to have a High School diploma or GED.  To be notified of the next available program, applicants can complete an Interest Form at Vermont HITEC’s website. This program is made possible by grants from the U.S. and Vermont Departments of Labor.

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This program not right for you? Please read below about our partnership with Northwest Technical Center in St. Albans for an alternative path into phlebotomy.

Northwest Technical Center Program

The University of Vermont Medical Center has partnered with the Northwest Technical Center (NWTC) in St. Albans Vermont to develop a phlebotomy training and certification program

The Northwest Technical Center has been approved by the National Healthcare Association to offer the nationally approved Phlebotomy Technician Certification Preparation course and to be a testing site for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician examination. 

In order to sit for this certification, students must complete:

  • 84 classroom hours
  • 10 clinical hours 
  • The basic venipuncture requirements as stated by the National Healthcare Association

The 24-week training course is offered in st. Albans at the Northwest Technical Center and in Burlington at their Technical Center on North Avenue. The February classes meet at the Northwest Technical Center in St. Albans and May classes meet at the Burlington Technical Center. 

Each student will also complete up to 10 hours of clinical training in several local clinics or hospitals. A clinical experience at the University of Vermont Medical Center will be provided to three enrolled students selected via a lottery. NWTC will assist other students with their clinical placements. 

Phlebotomy at the UVM Medical Center

After completion of the training and certification, successful students will be given the opportunity to interview at the UVM Medical Center for open phlebotomy positions.

Phlebotomists are always in high demand. The UVM Medical Center has day, evening, night and weekend schedules. We also offer a career ladder that allows a phlebotomist to progress as their skill set grows. As the face of the lab you will have daily interactions with not only patients and families but other health care professionals.

For more information about the NWTC program, contact the Career Development Office at 802-527-0614.

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