Three months to a better career! Our Pharmacy Technician course offers a comprehensive introduction to the knowledge and skills pharmacy technicians need for successful practice. Key areas of concentration include the role of the pharmacy technician in the pharmacy setting, an overview of medications used to treat specific body systems, a breakdown of the different classifications of drugs, and a review of the basic sciences at the core of pharmacy practice. The course involves 160 Clock Hours of online training (on your own schedule), and 16 Clock Hours of hands-on experience in a pharmacy externship. We Care Online now has an agreement with Walgreens Pharmacies to provide the externship experience. (Each Walgreens Pharmacy has the option to accept or decline each individual.)
This Pharmacy Technician course is recognized by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board as an eligible pathway to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT.) The Pharmacy Technician course offers helpful PTCB examination review so you’ll be ready to pass the national certifying exam. We also provide information on career opportunities for pharmacy technicians and advice on getting a job and advancing in the profession.
Expected Pharmacy Technician income ranges from $9.85 – $18.75 per hour depending on location and the type of work you do. (See PayScale.com) With over 350,000 pharmacy technician jobs in the United States and a faster than average job growth rate, now is a great time to consider a career as a pharmacy technician.