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Pharmacy Technician II

Lifespan FREE Pharmacy Technician II Program PDF Flyer
Lifespan Workforce S.T.A.T. Program is offering a FREE 11-week Pharmacy Technician II course and a 6-week unpaid internship at Rhode Island Hospital, Miriam Hospital or Newport Hospital. For more information please send email to:

Through this free training program you can become a nationally certified Pharmacy Technician II. The next class will begin in Spring 2020 and is funded by the RI Department of Labor & Training and the U.S. Department of Labor in partnership with CCRI, Skills for Rhode Island's Future, and Lifespan. 

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.

PTBC.PharmacyTechStudents will be thoroughly trained in the basic concepts of pharmacy calculations, practice math concepts, and understand calculations needed to become a certified pharmacy technician.

In addition to the classroom training of 180 hours, students will need to complete a 120-hour externship.

Program requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age, high school diploma for GED required.

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board proudly sponsors our pharmacy technician students.

For more information contact: Kerrie Giguere, Kerrie Giguere,




No charge


Time Commitment


16 weeks 180 hours of classroom training, 120 hours of externship.






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