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Pharmacy Technician

Have you ever thought of pursuing a career in pharmacy? In just 40 weeks you could be earning up to $46,000 in this rapidly growing field. Robertson College will fast track you to the career of your dreams as a Pharmacy Technician. Our programs are designed to help you achieve the training and education needed to be career ready within a year. The Pharmacy Technician diploma program will train you in dispensing, preparing and compounding medications while maintaining the smooth operation of a pharmacy. There are many career opportunities in hospitals and retail pharmacies and other health care facilities. As a graduate you will be eligible to register with the Alberta College of Pharmacists as Provisional Pharmacy Technicians.

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 will train you to skillfully prepare medication inventories and compound medications, calculate and determine proper medication dosages, properly label and fill prescriptions, and more - in a simulated state-of-the-art community pharmacy environment. An 8-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, which has an 90% employment rate for this program!  You will be fully prepared to successfully pass the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) Qualifying Examination.

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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