Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN – H170500 • It is no surprise that Pharmacy Techs are in high demand in Collier County given our large population of baby boomers who depend on medication as part of their wellness system.

In this program you will learn medical compounding, terminology, patient records, and all you need to know to operate a pharmacy under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.

It is recommended that program completers take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN – H170500 • The Occupational Completion Points below, also known as OCP’s, represent a group of competencies or skills associated with this program’s curriculum frameworks. The CTE instructional standards and benchmarks are annually approved by the State Board of Education.

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE HOURS
HSC0003 Basic Healthcare Worker 90
PTN0084
PTN0085
PTN0086
Pharmacy Technician 1
Pharmacy Technician 2
Pharmacy Technician 3
360
300
300

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN – H170500

AVERAGE WAGE:
$14.10 hourly, $29,320 annual

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT:
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INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:
• National Pharmacy Technician Certification

SCHEDULE:
Program Length: 1,050 hours

FALL & SPRING HOURS:
M – F, 8:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m

SUMMER:
Hours may vary

APPROXIMATE COST:
$4,393

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Students must take the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE). In lieu of the TABE test, applicants who possess a college degree at the associate in applied science level or higher may submit proof of a U.S. college degree from a regionally accredited institution.

1. Meet with an advisor to discuss career programs.

2. Complete an application, and pay a $30.00 non-refundable application fee. The application fee is valid for one year.

3. Complete Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) test if required.

• Students who self-identify with a disability will be referred to Specialized Student Services.

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Contact:
Student Services
239-377-0900
Email:
LWTC@collierschools.com.

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