NOTE: Students who want to register for this class must have a 10th grade reading level to be eligible. An assessment and interview with the Career Education Coordinator may be required to determine eligibility.
Did you know the California Board of Pharmacy has set their minimum education hours for pharmacy technician training at 240-hours? If you are looking for an exciting career in the medical field, look no further. A career as a Pharmacy Technician, where you will work with people in a professional health environment may be the career path for you! Our comprehensive program is 260-hours which includes a 120-hour externship. Students will be prepared to sit for both certification exams and will get hands-on training in the classroom and during externship.
- 140 classroom hours and 120 clinical hours
- Pharmacy medical terminology and calculations
- Reading and interpreting prescriptions
- Defining generic and brand name drugs
- Books and materials
Complete requirements for the externship will be provided during the mandatory information session on the first day of class.
Contact Lori Parris for more information.