The mission of Garnet Career Center is to provide adult learners with 21st century educational opportunities necessary to attain their chosen professional and career goals.

Class run twice a year- August and January


A phlebotomist is a medical technician who draws blood for analysis.



  • Completed Garnet Career Center Application
  • Copy of High School Diploma/Transcript or GED/TASC & copy of Photo I.D.
  • $30 non-refundable Application fee- Paid by Entrance Exam date
  • Entrance Exam – TABE Test (Reading and Math)
  • Driver's License or Photo ID
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Agreement to submit to a drug screen and criminal background check before clinical experience.
  • $170 non-refundable seat deposit must be paid no later than July 19, 2019 or Dec 13th, 2019
  • Minimum 10 students registered and enrolled for class to run.

 Class runs twice a year in  August and January. 

Instructor:  Carol Bridges

Entrance Exam Date: Date and time varies- Students who have turned in applications before May 1st or Nov 1st will be contacted for a test date and time between mid- May & early June and early Nov-Dec.

Application Fee - $30.00 (non refundable)

Deadline to register:  July 19th for August class and Dec 13th 2019 for January 2020 class.

Class Starts: August 12, 2019 and January 13th 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

Class meets:  Two nights a week, Mondays/Wednesdays – Approximately 12 weeks – 5:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

174 hours including clinical hours/Daytime hours may be required for the clinical experience.



*****$170 nonrefundable seat deposit due prior to class start  Students do not have a seat in class until seat deposit is paid. There are a limited number of seats available.*****


Entrance exam fee (non-refundable)                                     $   30.00

Registration Fee (non-refundable)                                              20.00

Books (deposit must be paid to receive book)                          125.00

Background check/Drug Screening                                           100.00

Tuition                                                                                        870.00

Lab Fee                                                                                     100.00

Activity Fee                                                                                  25.00


TOTAL COST OF COURSE:       $1270.00



Outside Cost:   Uniform, shoes & physical

Entrance Exam:

Photo ID required to be admitted into test, receipt from exam payment, #2 pencils and a calculator.

Special Note:

Admission to the Phlebotomy class is based on test results as compared to other candidate’s courses.  Before class begins, an orientation session will be scheduled with all accepted students to clarify requirements of the course.

Class size is limited!!

Financial Aid:

Available to those who qualify.   FASFA must be completed for 2019-2020 school year at

The Financial Aid Specialist is available on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the main office.

Part Time financial aid funding is allotted by HEPC to the fall class and the spring class, divided by all scheduled part time programs and among all eligible students on a first come, first served basis.
Financial aid available will not cover all program costs. 

A Payment Plan will be set up for students to pay total amount and/or amounts of program costs not covered by the HEAPs Grant Financial Aid.


*Please see Garnet Student Handbook for Part-Time Class Refund Policy


*Not all applicants who test are admitted to the program.

Policies and program costs effective 1/1/2020 SES