September 28, 2022

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CBC Accepting Applications for Phlebotomy Training Program at Alice, Beeville, and Kingsville Locations

BEEVILLE –  Coastal Bend College (CBC) is now accepting applications for a phlebotomy training program to be held at the CBC Alice, Beeville, and Kingsville locations.

The training for CBC Alice will be held on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting Saturday, September 17. The second class date will be October 8, followed by four more Saturday training days. Students in Alice may apply for free tuition through the TRUE Grant. Grant funding is on a first come, first serve basis.

The training for CBC Kingsville will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., starting Tuesday, September 13 followed by clinical rotations.

The training for CBC Beeville will be held on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting Saturday, October 8 followed by clinical rotations.

The cost of the training program is $750.00.

No prior healthcare knowledge or experience is required to apply. Students will need to purchase a book, white scrubs, and rubber sole shoes.  A background check and current immunizations are required.

A phlebotomist is an integral part of the healthcare team and properly obtains blood specimens from patients of all ages, using venipuncture and capillary collection. Phlebotomists work in multiple healthcare environments such as inpatient and outpatient settings.

To successfully pass this program, students will need to dedicate time outside the course for studying. After completing the class, students will be able to sit for the National Healthcareer Association Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam.

To apply, please fill out the CE registration form here: For more information, contact the CBC Department of Continuing Education via email at or by calling (361) 354-2306.

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