Pharmacy Technician


Class: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 pm, 24 classes, September 17 to December 10 (no class November 28)
Externship at CVS Health: Schedule to be arranged between student and pharmacy

Students are required to purchase the following books prior to the start of class:

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SKU: PHTC Category:


Pharmacy Technicians are sought-after professionals in pharmacies located in hospitals, drug stores, doctors’ offices and grocery stores. Most pharmacy employers seek applicants with a certification (CPhT) and many mandate it as a requirement. This course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to pass the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam® (PTCE®). Licensure with the MA Board of Registration in Pharmacy is required after passing the exam. Employment is expected to increase by 12% from 2016 – 2026 with a 2018 median annual wage of $32,700 (Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Projections).

Class: 72 hours
Externship at CVS Health: 120 hours

As a Pharmacy Technician you may perform some or all of the following tasks:
  • Receive prescription requests from patients and doctors’ offices
  • Accurately measure medication amounts
  • Package and label prescriptions
  • Establish and maintain patient records
  • Accept payment for prescriptions and process insurance claims
  • Manage inventory


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