Train to become a licensed pharmacy technician in as little as 7 months! In this 260-hour program, you will learn what it takes to become a successful pharmacy technician. Topics covered include: pharmacology for technicians, pharmacy law and regulations, sterile and non-sterile compounding, quality assurance, and medication safety. Learn what it takes to assist the pharmacist in preparing and mixing prescriptions, maintaining patient records, purchasing and inventory management, billing and reimbursement, and more. Program includes a 120-hour externship where you will receive hands-on training in a pharmacy under the direction of a pharmacist. Upon successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician program, you will be eligible to apply for your California Pharmacy Technician License. Your tuition includes affidavit for licensure, background check/drug screen required for externship, liability insurance, and certificate of completion. This program fulfills the education requirements of the California Board of Pharmacy (Business and Professions Code Section 4202) for pharmacy technician licensure. Textbook, lab coat/scrubs, license application fee are not included in tuition. Salary Information: $40,170 Annual Mean Wage in California (Source: https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292052.htm#st )
Materials Fee: $75 materials fee covers the cost of PPE for in-person lab classes.