Pharmacy Technician

Certificate Program

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Are you looking for an exciting career in the medical field? Do you have a desire to work with people in a professional health environment? A health career as a Pharmacy Technician may be the career path for you!


Fall Dates

Tuesdays & Thursdays


6:30-9:30 pm


Room 25


Puja Bhatt



NOTE: English Language Learners who want to register for career education classes must have a minimum CASAS score of 245 to be eligible. For scores less than 245, a one-to-one interview is required with the ESL Coordinator to determine eligibility. Please call 650-558-2126 to make an appointment.

Qualify for a clinical externship at Walgreens

Program Overview

The health industry has a high demand for Pharmacy Technicians. This comprehensive course will prepare you to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam.
Students who successfully complete the program qualify for a clinical externship at Walgreens.

  • Identify styles of communication and the purpose/importance of each
  • Understand decision-making and how this can affect your career
  • Explore goal setting and how establishing and achieving goals can positively impact your career

Course content and tuition includes:

  • 50 classroom hours and 80 clinical hours
  • Pharmacy medical terminology and calculations
  • Reading and interpreting prescriptions
  • Defining generic and brand name drugs
  • Books and materials


Contact Program Coordinator Stephanie Kriebel for more information.