Pharmacy Technician II Program
This program is WIA-approved
This program is approved under the GI Bill.
Comprehensive Certified Pharmacy Technician Program
This program is designed to teach students the fundamentals and particulars of being a Pharmacy Technician II.
The program is geared toward a variety of students including those interested in becoming pharmacy technicians, pre-pharmacy students or those with a health care background looking to strengthen their current skills. This class introduces students to various pharmacy practice settings and covers drug classes, basic physiology, drug interactions and daily pharmacy operations. This program trains individuals to effectively assist in pharmaceutical preparations and complete daily required tasks in any pharmacy environment, although on-the-job training is still a part of pharmacy training. This class also will prepare you to take the national certification exam.
Also, students will be thoroughly trained in the basic concepts of pharmacy calculations. Students will have the opportunity to understand and practice math concepts and calculations needed to become a certified pharmacy technician.
Following the classroom training of 180 hours, students will have a time frame of approximately six weeks to sit for the national certification exam and obtain their state license. They then will be assigned to an externship position of 120 hours that will complete their training.
Prerequisites for this course are vital to ensure success in this program. Candidates interested in this program must meet the following prerequisites prior to registering for the program:
- At least 18 years of age
- High school diploma or high school equivalency
- Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) background check obtained at the Attorney General’s Office to be submitted at the time of registration for the program [Learn More...]
- Complete a TABE Assessment at one of the pre-test sessions listed below. Pre-registration required (email email@example.com or call 333-7282).
- Thursday, June 30, 6-8p.m., Warwick
- Thursday, July 21, 6-8p.m., Warwick
$3,395 + $5 non-refundable registration fee
T&R, 5:30-9:30p.m., Sep 6 - Dec 20, 2016, Warwick
Externship: Feb 6 - Apr 7, 2017
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This program is not eligible for financial aid.