ASCP/AMT Phlebotomy Exam Prep

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Next Exam Prep Course: June 8, 2019, 2pm-5pm

2017 Results for AMTI Students taking the ASCP-BOC PBT exam were outstanding! 100% of students passed the first time versus the National Average of 89%. That’s 11% higher than universities and colleges in the United States! Great Job AMTI Students!

You have completed your Phlebotomy course and are now ready to take your national certification exam. AMTI can help you prepare for that exam! Come join us for a 3-hour ASCP/AMT Phlebotomy exam prep course taught by Dr. Elaine Kozuka, one of our amazing Phlebotomy Instructors here at Arizona Medical Training Institute.

The course will take place on a Saturday from 2:00PM to 5:00PM. The course will contain two hours of lecture covering exam prep topics and test taking skills. You will then take a practice exam, to help identify the areas of focus most important in your preparation and study before taking the ASCP PBT or AMT RPT Exam.

ACSP Certification is the gold standard for Phlebotomists. Getting certified as a Phlebotomy Technician, PBT(ASCP) by the ASCP can open additional doors in your career path. If you plan on moving out of the State of Arizona, getting a national certification will also allow you to continue to work as a Phlebotomists in other states, without having to start training over again.

While certification is not mandatory for to work as a phlebotomist, students are highly encouraged to seek certification. Students who seek certification may earn approximately $1/hr more than their un-certified counterparts. Certification is also an attestation to the professionalism and dedication to the profession the student is seeking employment in.

Next Exam Prep Course: June 8, 2019, 2pm-5pm

How much does the Exam Prep Course cost?

  • ASCP Exam Prep Course Cost is $50.00
  • (Optional) ASCP national certification exam leading to a PBT (ASCP) designation = $135
  • (Optional) AMT national certification exam leading to a RPT designation = $120

What are the course completion requirements?

  • Complete 3 hours in the classroom.

Career outlook for a Phlebotomist?

  • Employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 25 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.
  • Wages: $32,710 per year or $15.72 per hour per BLS ($15.60 per ASCP)

Potential Employment Environments:

  • Hospitals
  • Independent Clinical Laboratories
  • Blood Donation Facilities with additional employer training
  • Plasma Center with additional employer training
  • Physician’s Offices
  • Pharmaceutical/Research Companies
  • Health/Wellness Fairs/Clinics

Program Outcomes

  • National Certification Rates:
    • For the calendar year of 2017, 100% of AMTI Phlebotomy students who attempted the ASCP-BOC PBT examination passed on the first attempt as compared to the national average of 89%.
    • Calendar Year 2016: 97% First-time pass rate.
    • Calendar Year 2015: 97% First-time pass rate.
  • Job Placement Rates: In 2016, 88%* of AMTI students were hired in a phlebotomy setting.

*Limited information available. Placement rates are calculated based upon voluntary student responses. To verify market necessity and likelihood of hire, perform a search for open phlebotomy positions on Monster, CareerBuilder, or healthcare facilities in your vicinity.