Pharmacy Technician Training Program
Pharmacy technicians work in pharmacies under the direction of a pharmacist. Their main responsibility is filling prescriptions according to doctors’ orders for patients. This comprehensive training program will prepare participants to enter the pharmacy field and to take the optional Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s (PTCB) exam.
This course combines 144 hours of classroom instruction and a 120 hour externship, for a total of 264 hours.
Requirements for Program: Students must be 18 years of age or older; have proof of H.S. graduation or GED; be proficient in keyboarding; understand computing and word processing; command of the English Language and Math; have internet access, printing capabilities and a working email address that they can check. All eligible students must be able to pass drug and background checks.
Cancellation Policy: No refunds for this program, please choose carefully.
Saturdays from 8am-4pm 2.1.20 - 6.27.20
No classes 2/15, 3/21, 4/11, 5/23
Location: HU 103 - Gavilan Community College Main Campus
Students are responsible for ancillary costs.
Financial Assistance: Regular college Financial Aid is not applicable to this program.
You may be eligible for State funds for career training for this program! Inquire at your local America’s Job Center of California also known as your One Stop Career Center. Office locations are in Hollister, Gilroy, and San Jose.