Workforce Development

Pharmacy Technician Live Online

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. 72 Hours of Instruction.

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 a plus. This program will prepare you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam $129.00 (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: TBD
Days/Times: Monday and Wednesdays from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $800 plus textbook and workbook

To purchase Books contact Bob Puma at bpuma@niagaracc.suny.edu

Certification & Review Sessions:

November 1st & 3rd, 2021

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

Register and pay by credit card

Student Spotlight

Michelle La Freniere

“I am happy to have been part of the GOALS program at NCCC. I am also grateful for Rhonda Bivins-Talley who first told me about the program for pharmacy tech. It is an awesome program! Due to my completion, I received multiple pharm tech job inquires right away. Also, it is a great stepping stone for my future goal of becoming a nurse.”
Michelle La Freniere

Need help with the math pharmacy technicians need to know?

Click below for more information:
Pharmacy Technician Math: Things to Practice Before Class Begins

Contact

Workforce Development
Mary Alice Torba, Allied Health Coordinator
Phone: 716-614-6213
Email: workforce@niagaracc.suny.edu
Location: A-232