Phlebotomy - MLT 050

Taking blood


This course is designed to prepare personnel who collect blood samples for medical laboratory analysis. Technique, equipment, and proper patient preparation will be stressed. Successful completion of the course will result in a Phlebotomy Technician Proficiency Certificate, which makes students eligible for State certification. Includes learning experiences both in on-campus skills laboratories and at affiliated clinical sites.  Students must have their own means of transportation to these off-campus sites. 



  • Must have high school diploma or GED (required for State certification)
  • Apply to College of the Canyons
  • Register at first opportunity on assigned date/time
  • Once registered, students must pick up a packet from the Allied Health and Public Safety Division Office, ALLB-307. The packet includes forms for all requirements that must be submitted prior to first class meeting.


PLEASE NOTE: Phlebotomy (MLT-050) is a highly impacted course and space is extremely limited with priority-based registration.


College of the Canyons

Valencia campus:

(661) 259-7800

26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Canyon Country campus:

(661) 362-3800

17200 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91351