Pharmacy Technician

This course includes:
Prepare for:
National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

Issued by National Healthcareer Association

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

Issued by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

NCCA Accredited Certification

Issued by the Institute of Credentialing Excellence

What you'll learn

Choice Career Tech  Pharmacy Technician is a course that runs for 18 weeks. Students will engage in a stimulating range of learning activities that include personal and interpersonal knowledge and skills, processing and handling of medications and medication orders, sterile and non-sterile compounding, processing, billing, reimbursement, inventory management, patient and medication-safety, technology and informatics, regulatory issues and quality assurance, pharmacology terms, and more.  Career Development is also obtained throughout the program.

The Healthcare employee with Pharmacy Technician training will assist the Pharmacist in running the operations of the pharmacy, interacting professionally with customers, triaging requests and prioritizing them, filling medications, dispensing medications,  and complying with regulatory laws. Employment options for a Pharmacy Technician include hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, home health care pharmacies, clinic pharmacies, mail-order prescription pharmacies, and pharmaceutical companies.

According to The Department of Labor, the overall employment of Pharmacy Technicians is a part of the medical technology industry, which is currently on the rise. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects this industry to grow at least 4 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.

The Pharmacy Technician student will complete instructional and simulation laboratory procedures for a period of up to 18 weeks. Successful completion of all courses is required to receive a program certificate of completion.

Program Objectives

Many states have licensing or certification requirements for those performing the role of a Pharmacy Technician. This CCT program is aligned with and/or prepares candidates for certification or licensure in each state except students who plan to work in the following states: FL, SD, ND, VA, WV, UT, and OH. For students residing in WA state, this program is eligible for short-term (less than 2 years), temporary licensing, but not long-term.

CCT training and related target certifications may be accepted and/or approved by your state of residency, employers reserve the right to dictate experience, prerequisite education, or certification/licensure requirements for their positions. We strongly advise students to research target job state requirements, restrictions, job posts prior to enrollment to ensure eligibility upon graduation.

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What our students have to say

With Hundreds of Students graduating from  Choice Career Tech every year read below and see what a few have to say!

Verrenna C.

"I've had such a great experience with support from their team! It so easy and they helped guide me to further my career."

Megan R.

"I'm currently in the CMA program and loving it. I highly recommend CCT due to their professionalism and organization!"

Sydney S.

"They are very informative! They help you do get through everything and walk you through it. Step by step!"

Shawnaia M.

"CCT was an absolute delight to work with and I am so thankful to have their help. You will go through the process with ease!

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