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Phlebotomy training courses in London venepuncture certificate

We are delighted to announce that in an exclusive agreement with the top British Author our core study textbook is Phlebotomy by R.F. Hoke.

This book is designed to be a source of reference for anyone who practices phlebotomy within the United Kingdom - whether as a trainee or experienced Phlebotomist, Nurse, Midwife or other Allied Healthcare Professional. 

Each chapter deals with the important facts and techniques in a step by step approach to provide the essentials required to obtain venous blood samples which are truly representative of the patient's condition - free from artefacts and matched to the patient's details. Includes detailed information on current equipment, winged collection sets, tourniquets, blood group and clotting physiology, anatomy of common sampling sites, blood collection tubes and causes of pre-analytical errors. Endorsed by the National

Association of Phlebotomists.

Available to buy for £17.99

Available to our Students for only £12 on a day of the Part 1 training.

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PHLEBOTOMY (Venepuncture)


From March 2017, we offer the Work Experience Programme to help our students with finding secure employment!

NHS Phlebotomy Training Courses in London -  Venepuncture Certificate
NHS Phlebotomy Training Courses in London -  Venepuncture Certificate

Phlebotomists are specially trained certified healthcare professional that typically work in the NHS/Private hospitals or blood banks. As a phlebotomist, you will take blood samples from patients. The samples are examined in a laboratory and the results can be used to diagnose diseases and conditions.


We specialise in core-competency skill training for medical practitioners, healthcare workers and those wishing to enter the medical arena with the necessary basic skills to gain new employment opportunities.


The nearest available intensive phlebotomy course on 21 March 2020 will take place in West London between 10am and 5.30pm. In a small group you will be instructed in how to take blood ensuring that you adhere to strict infection control principles and policies.




By the end of the phlebotomy course, candidates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate appropriate infection control principles when performing phlebotomy.
  • Understand the competencies set out in CHS132 (National Occupational Standard for Obtaining Venous Blood Samples).
  • Understand the legal aspects of phlebotomy.
  • Use the vacutainer system to collect a blood sample.
  • List the potential complications during and after taking blood.
  • Take blood from a real person under supervision.




  • The session will begin with a theoretical component including all competencies set out in CHS132 (National Occupational Standard for Phlebotomy) followed by demonstrations and then practise.
  • Participants will practise on simulation arms.
  • You will be given ample opportunity to practise on the manikins.
  • Once confident at taking blood from the manikin you will have the opportunity to take blood from a fellow participant providing they give consent.
  • You will have the opportunity to use the vacutainer blood taking systems.




On completion of the course, you will receive a certificate confirming that you have attended the course and achieved the above objectives and will be awarded the PHLEBOTOMY CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE.


We also offer advanced phlebotomy sessions leading to the award of the PHLEBOTOMY CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCE; Supervised phlebotomy in a clinical setting is required by the NHS policies to achieve full proficiency in this skill; Once completed you will have all of the knowledge skills and certificate necessary to work as a phlebotomist.

Our course is certified by the CPD UK (Certificate No: A007220) which is a nationally recognised accreditation and certification body. On completion of the course you will receive certificates as well as the CPD points which you can use as an evidence of your mandatory professional development.


NEW! We offer the Work Experience Programme for our students looking for a phlebotomy work experience placement. The programme provides opportunities to gain some hands-on experience, develop your knowledge of phlebotomy and gain invaluable work experience record and a significant advantage in your career development. Please email for more information.


You can BOOK the course ONLINE. Please note that we have limited number of places.

For all students (no prior experience required!):


Part 1

  • One day intensive Phlebotomy Course with the award of the Certificate of Attendance ONLY £75 (regular price £191)  Students who register for Part 1 training in March 2020 will be also offered the Part 2 training for only £249 (regular price £299) plus a free work experience session! (regular price £40)*




Part 2

  • Advanced phlebotomy sessions in clinical settings leading to the award of the Phlebotomy Certificate of Competence (SPECIAL OFFER ONLY £249! (regular price £299+VAT). Includes additional 4 hours free Work Experience session!






Course fee includes registration, all course materials and light refreshments.

*Note, we have allocated only 3 places at the special offer price so book early to secure your place,

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