pharmaCY technician                        

1050 Hours / 35 wEEKS
PELL ELIGIBLE
Program #H170500                                           

CIP #0351.080506

                                            

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: 

Pharmacy Technicians usually work beside pharmacists – counting tablets, packaging medicine and processing insurance claims. Pharmacy technicians ensure medications are filled correctly in a specified window of time and require immense precision and detail. The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for employment in only two semesters as Pharmacy Technicians in hospitals, clinics or retail pharmacies.

 

OCCUPATION DESCRIPTION: 

Prepare medications according to prescription orders.

PRE-REGISTRATION COSTS:

Level 2 Screening                                            $ 51.25

5 Panel Drug Screen                                $ 25.00

Pharmacy Technician

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

AGE:                 18 years or older

DIPLOMA:         Standard High School Diploma or Equivalent

BASIC SKILLS REQUIREMENT:  MATH 11.0   LANGUAGE 10.0   READING 10.0 or meet other Basic Skills Requirements

                        Level 2 Screening @WCSB; 5 panel drug screen

Industry Certification:            Pharmacy Technician, Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) - $129.00

Advisory Salary Range:             $21,000 - $30,000      

Florida Panhandle:                   $21,060 - $35,760

PH Average:                              $27,420                                  

State Average:                          $27,800                                              

National Average:                     $29,600

Program Completion Rate: 75%  -    Program Placement Rate: 89%   -   Program Certification Pass Rate: 88%