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Pharmacy Assistant

Have you ever thought of pursuing a career in a pharmacy? In just 20 weeks you could be earning up to 40,000 in this rapidly growing field. Robertson College will fast track you to the career of your dreams as a Pharmacy Assistant. Our diploma programs are designed to help you achieve the training and education needed to be career ready within a year. As a Pharmacy Assistant you will work under the supervision of Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians playing an integral role in both retail and institutional pharmacies.

You will benefit from our flexible start dates, small classes and hands-on training from expert instructors committed to helping you succeed, and who bring real world experience to the classroom. Our curriculum provides you with a basic overview of pharmacy practices including a foundation in pharmacy science, competency in dispensing medications, computer fundamentals using pharmacy software, as well as pharmacy math skills. Responsibilities include preparing drug compounds, maintaining drug storage, assisting patients, reconciling third party insurance claims, and more - in a simulated, state-of-the-art community pharmacy environment. An 4-week practicum will give you valuable work experience as well as exposure to a pharmaceutical setting. Upon graduating, Career Services will help find the perfect job for you. Not only that, you will have access to our extensive Employer Network!  As a graduate you will be eligible to register with the Alberta College of Pharmacists as Provisional Pharmacy Technicians.

Not sure if you can afford the program? No problem — there are many financial assistance options. Just talk to one of our Financial Advisors. At Robertson College our goal is to help you get on the right track to success! Fill out our online form today!

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