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Pharmacy Technician

Westervelt College’s accelerated Pharmacy Technician Diploma Program can fast-track you into a career path as valued member of the pharmacy team. In just one year, you’ll gain the necessary skills and career-focused training needed to work as in Retail & Community Pharmacies, Home Healthcare Facilities, Long-Term Facilities, Public & Private School Boards and more!

Program Highlights

  • Our program is based on the current entry-to-practice competencies and educational outcomes of the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) and the Canadian Pharmacy Technician Educators Association (CPTEA)
  • Prepare to sit the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) Qualifying Examination
  • Focused courses in Community Pharmacy Dispensing, Compounding, Fundamentals of Pharmacology I & II, Dosage Forms, Pharmacy Calculations, Pharmacy Software Applications and more
  • Two field placements – one hospital-based and one community-based -- where you’ll work alongside professionals in the field, giving you valuable experience, insight and confidence
  • And much more!

You’ll get assistance with promoting your new skills, writing a resume and cover letter and developing your job search and interviewing skills. You’ll also receive ongoing post-graduation support from our Graduate Employment Services Department and access to the Westervelt Employer Network.

Use our online form to learn more about our Pharmacy Technician Diploma Program. We’ll give you more information on the admissions procedure, financing options, field-related work placements and more. With flexible start dates, you can start the program as soon as you’re ready.  Why wait? Let Westervelt College put you on the career path doing something you love!


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