Phlebotomy Certificate

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer. Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of individual courses.  Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog.  Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable.

Any Semester

Credit Hours
ALH 1001Terminology of The Health Field3
ALH 1252Principles and Practices of Phlebotomy *6
Total Hours9

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or counseling@ivcc.eduALH 1001 is a pre-requisite and/or co-requisite for ALH 1252.  Students who want to take ALH 1001 concurrently with ALH 1252 must see a Counselor. 

All students will be required to have a criminal background check and a 10 panel urine drug screen prior to beginning ALH 1252.  A felony and certain misdemeanors may prevent you from working in a healthcare setting.  A two-step TB Skin Test is also required for admission to ALH 1252.  The Hepatitis B Vaccination series is strongly recommended.  Additional immunization verification, a seasonal flu shot, and CPR Certification may also be required prior to beginning ALH 1252 based on clinical assignment.

Students must be 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED to meet the qualifications to take the ASCP Phlebotomy Certification Exam.

*If taking this prior to Spring 2022, students would take both ALH 1250 & ALH 1251 instead of ALH 1252.