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Black Hawk College has announced that their next round of pharmacy and phlebotomy courses will begin in August at the Black Hawk College Community Education Center. According to the release from Black Hawk College, Pharmacy technician courses get underway on August 17th and will run through December 16th. The cost to attend and receive your Pharmacy Technician certification is $735.00. Those who take the course will gain skills to work as an entry-level pharmacy technician at a hospital, retail, home infusion or mail-order pharmacy. Phlebotomy Technician Courses begin on September 17h and will run through November 19th, also at a cost of $735.00. Students seeking certification in Phlebotomy will learn basic blood-drawing procedures for a job in the health-care industry. For more information go to BHC.edu/health or call 309-796-8223.