Phlebotomy and Cannulation
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Who is this training course for?

Our course is tailored for all students and professionals from the care and medical sectors. Our candidates are usually interested in acquiring or wanting to improve phlebotomy and cannulation skills, such as: carers,  health care assistants, nurses, doctors, laboratory technicians, other health care professionals from NHS or non-NHS and anyone who is interested in enrich their career in phlebotomy. The course is designed to meet the National Occupational Standard Obtaining Venous Blood Samples (CHS132). We train candidates in the use of equipment in compliance with CPA (Clinical Pathology Accreditation) accredited laboratory services.


To understand and adhere to the proper protocols, procedures, codes of practice relevant to phlebotomy and cannulation. Also, to become aware of policies for infection control, health and safety related to the task of phlebotomy and cannulation.

Our training course also aims to teach candidates how to draw blood from patient avoiding causing pain or discomfort and showing empathy. By the end of the course staff will have an understanding of anatomy and physiology related to phlebotomy and cannulation and be confident in the use of blood collection equipment.

Course Content

Theory and Dry Lab Experience in Phlebotomy

Basics of Phlebotomy Including Anatomy

The Methods of Blood Collection

Post-Puncture Care

Different Sample Tubes and Labelling Protocols

Controlling Biohazardous Materials

Health & Safety- Needle Injury

Infection Control

Medical Waste and Sharps

Cannulation: Site Selection and Using the Equipment

Practice on Mannequins

Class Exercises

Course Benefits

Our phlebotomy training enhances staff self confidence while performing venupuncture and cannulation at work. At the same time it enriches candidates with new skills increasing their job opportunities in hospitals, laboratories, clinics or research institutes.


£150.00 (no extra cost) per candidate. This includes tea, coffee and refreshments on the training day.

Discounted rates are available for Phlebotomy only or Cannulation only training.


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