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A Pharmacy Technician is the assistant to the Pharmacist in a variety of settings including Retail Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy, the Insurance Industry, and the Pharmaceutical Sales industry.  Offshoots include working with Electronic Medical Records and IT opportunities within large hospital organizations. It is the job of the Pharmacy Technician to ensure the pharmacy operates efficiently and safely.

A Career as a Pharmacy Technician

The ideal candidate will be dependable, detail-oriented, and trustworthy. Licensed Pharmacy Technicians will be expected to be mature, have good communication skills, be able to cooperate with a pharmacy team. Some aptitude in math will be required as well as the ability to prioritize tasks. Some computer skills will be required and the ability to type is a plus. This program will prepare you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCB) www.ptcb.org. This license is currently a requirement to work in 24 states and is recognized in all 50 states as the standard providing a higher wage and access to a wider array of careers in those states.

Pharmacy Technician Classes

Date: January 3, 2022 – March 9, 2022
Hours of instruction: 63 hours
Days/Times: Monday and Wednesdays from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $800 plus course materials

Included Optional Certification Review Sessions:
Dates: March 21 and 23, 2022

***Please register early, seating is limited.***

Contact

Workforce Development
Phone: 716-614-6236
Email: workforce@niagaracc.suny.edu
Location: A-231