Venepuncture Phlebotomy

Course Description

For employees working in health and social care environments who may be required to collect blood samples, our Venepuncture / Phlebotomy Training Course is a genuine essential. Based around a series of practical exercises and the latest theoretical teachings, delegates are able to practice and hone their skills to provide better service to their patients and those under their care.

In order to qualify for certification, delegates will have to undertake and record a period of on-the-job experience during which they will practice Venepuncture / Phlebotomy under the supervision of a competent healthcare professional.


3 hours


  • Venepuncture / Phlebotomy
  • Service user identification
  • Service user consent
  • Universal precautions
  • Site selection
  • Tourniquet procedure
  • Post Venepuncture / Phlebotomy care
  • Potential problems which may be encountered and solutions
  • Labelling
  • Practical Venepuncture / Phlebotomy instruction and practice with manikin arms
  • Assessment
  • Summary and evaluation

The course has been built to serve as an introduction to the subject of Venepuncture / Phlebotomy for those approaching the practice for the first time, along with existing workers in need of a refresher course or looking for a better understanding of modern practices.

Guardian Angels Training is pleased to offer all delegates attending our Venepuncture / Phlebotomy training the opportunity to enrol upon the highest certification currently available for Venepuncture/ Phlebotomy in the United Kingdom. Guardian Angels Training is one of only a few expert training providers able to offer the nationally recognised and approved qualification in Venepuncture / Phlebotomy. The Venepuncture / Phlebotomy qualification available through Guardian Angels Training is the Level 3 Award in Clinical Skills: Venepuncture (RQF (QCF)).

Guardian Angels Training will provide the necessary competency proformas required to ensure safe and evidenced-based clinical practice following completion of our training courses. This will then allow the Registered Provider to ensure mandatory competency assessments are completed within the workplace by a nominated mentor/supervisor.

If you need further advice regarding competency assessments or if you would like our Registered Nurse Trainers to provide onsite competency assessments then please do contact us.