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Pharmacy Technician

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girl in a white lab coat is examining medicines

PTCB Recognized Education/Training Program qualifies graduates to become a
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) in just one semester!

This 240-hour program consists of theory and clinical preparation for employment in a pharmaceutical setting.  Topics include medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmaceutical settings, duties and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician, pharmaceutical terms, abbreviations and symbols; metric and apothecary systems, record-keeping, dispensing prescriptions, and the manufacturing, packaging, and labeling of drug products. Successful course completion qualifies students to apply to the California Board of Pharmacy for a Registered Pharmacy Technician license. To enroll, a student must be 18 years of age or older; must have a US high school diploma or HSE certificate (GED or HiSET). Foreign high school diplomas are welcomed as long as they are translated into English by an accredited agency. Candidates must be able to speak, read, and write English fluently. The program fee includes an externship (120 hours) with Walgreens Drug Store for qualified candidates.

Instructor Location Class Dates Days Hours Fee
1800 Solar Drive
Room s129
Aug 23 -Dec 22, 2022
M,T,W,TH +
5:30PM - 8:30PM
9:00AM - 1:00PM
$1,550  Fee includes
textbooks and externship





*See SP22 Pharmacy Technician Calendar for Saturday schedule