Pharmacy Technician II

Through this free training program you can become a nationally certified Pharmacy Technician II. The next class will begin on October 21, 2019 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.

Students 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.

PTCB logoThe Pharmacy Technician Certification Board proudly sponsors our pharmacy technician students.

For more information contact: Kerrie Giguere, 401.333.7496,

Program Information

  • Cost
  • No charge

  • Time Commitment
  • 16 weeks
  • 180 hours of classroom training, 120 hours of externship

Contact Information

Office will be closed 5/27, 6/21, 7/4, 8/12, 9/2

Flanagan Campus, Lincoln
1762 Louisquisset Pike
2nd Floor South
Lincoln, RI 02865
Tel: 401.825.1214
Hours: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (M-Th);
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (F);
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sat*)
*Office closed on
5/25, 7/6, 8/10, 8/31

Liston Campus, Providence
One Hilton Street, Room 1154 
Providence, RI 02905
Tel: 401.825.1214
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (M-F)

Knight Campus, Warwick
400 East Avenue, Room 4200
Warwick, RI 02886
Tel: 401.825.1214
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (M-F)

Faculty and Staff


Para información en español, por favor llame al 401.455.6019

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Last Updated: 9/9/19