PHLEBOTOMY (Venepuncture) ​Training



Become a Certified Phlebotomist

****Delivered by specialist nurses****

Your Phlebotomy Career Starts Here

You will be taught how to take blood samples, use equipment such as a syringe and needle,use safe disposal of medical waste, including looking after your health.

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Excellent job opportunities, income, and growth potential!

Our Phlebotomy Training & Certification program will prepare you with everything you need to know to work in the field of Phlebotomy and will ensure staff have sufficient knowledge to work with an individual safely and effectively.

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Learner details

The Course

Plus Training Direct Phlebotomy Training  is designed to train and provides you with the knowledge and skills required to take blood samples from patients.

This course is suitable for nurses, experienced health care assistants / support workers and any other healthcare professional or social care staffing working with people with complex care needs in a community setting.

Learners on the course will be taken through practical demonstrations using ultra-modern simulation equipment and there will be plenty of opportunity to take notes ,ask questions and practice this skills.

The course will ensure staff have sufficient knowledge to drown blood safely and effectively from any patient.

Areas Covered

  • What is Phlebotomy /Venepuncture 
  • Venepuncture System
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of vein selection criteria
  • The Aseptic Non-Touch Technique process
  • Function of skin and where we take blood samples
  • How to find and identify veins used for Venepuncture and Cannulation
  • Steps and preparation before procedure
  • How to identify and use correct equipment for procedures
  • Venepuncture common complications : haematoma, extravasation, needlestick injury etc.
  • Awareness of available equipment like vacuumed systems, butterflies,.etc.
  • Practical steps to minimise risks to the patient and member of staff
  • Infection control​
  • Recording requirements
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Regulations and policies


Who Is Recommended for ? 

Phlebotomy Training  is ideal for: community nurses, experienced health care assistants / support workers and any other healthcare processionals or social care staff working in care sector  in a community setting.

The course is also ideal for use as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards and can support the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

Phlebotomists are employed in a variety of health care settings including:

  • Hospitals
  • GP
  • Clinics
  • Nursing homes
  • Critical care facilities
  • Dedicated blood collection facilities
  • Dialysis centers


No prior knowledge needed.

Typical Duration

8 hours


Will be scheduled throughout the day

Maximum no of delegates:


How It Works

Sessions are delivered face to face . You will receive comprehensive details and hands out .You can take notes and ask questions as well to get the most out of your training



All learners will receive Attendance and Competence CPD Accredited Certificate


Why Choose Plus Training Direct?

Even if you have never held a needle we can help you get the experience you need  and feel comfortable performing blood draws.

This program prepares learners to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Learners will become familiar with all aspects of blood collection and will review the skills needed to perform venepunctures safely. Topics in this course include medical terminology, related anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, and procedures for collection of other types of specimens within the scope of practice of the phlebotomist.

We make the most complex of subjects easier to digest through media and rich content that motivate and engage learners. All of our learning uses interactive exercises and interactive scenarios, relevant photography and illustrations. Content is provided by industry-leading experts. What that means for your learners is stimulating and engaging content they’ll respond to and, most importantly, remember.

If you require workplace observations and staff sign off, we are also able to help with our competency sign off service.Ask trainer for costings.

For those new to these clinical skills this course must be followed by a period of supervised practice in your workplace and a competency based assessment.

We can offer work experience references please ask the trainer on the day of attendance .

Paediatric sessions available on request.


Key elements of our learning courses are:

  • Understand the competencies set out in Phlebotomy
  • Rich content and information
  • Content provided by clinical leading experts
  • Interactive scenarios and practice on manikins
  • Use of vacutainer system to collect a blood sample
  • Multi-generational content and you will practise on simulation arms
  • Each student will need to practice until feels confident
  • Opportunity to use the vacutainer blood taking systems from a fellow participant providing they give consent
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