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About This Class
The Pharmacy Technician course is designed to prepare students to assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients. Students will obtain a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice, and Pharmacy Law skilled in the techniques required to order, stock, package, prepare, and dispense medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
This class is an Asynchronous ONLINE Class (with discussion/questions on Sundays.) You can learn online whenever and wherever is convenient for you.
Prerequisites: Student must be 17 years of age to take this class.*
*National Exams require you to be 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED.
Employment Opportunities: Retail, Long-Term Care, Hospital, Pharmacy Computer Software, Drug Wholesalers
Dates & Times
Online Class Dates:
- Check Calendar for class dates.
- Orientation is ONLINE and MANDATORY
- This class is Online and may be accessed 24/7 after the Orientation.
- Assignment dates & times must be followed per the Instructor.
- Discussion/questions with the instructor, will be on Sunday’s from 10am-12pm.
Important Class Info
- Instructions will be emailed from your Instructor the day before your class date. If you do not see your link, please check your SPAM folder prior to calling.
- Your “Join Code” and “Bookstore Access Code” will be emailed to you from your Instructor on the class start date.
It is recommended (but not required) that participants be a Medication Aide (32hr or 68hr.)
- Students will be required to take the National Certification Exam, this cost not included.
- National Certification requires online renewal every 2 years per PTCB or ExCPT, this cost is not included.
- Certification Years: License Renewal annually per Virginia Board of Pharmacy- this cost is not included.
- Students will need a Laptop, Tablet, or Smartphone in order to complete this class, this is not included.
- You will be required to pass your Fresh Start Healthcare final exam with an 80% in order to successfully complete this class.
- Upon successful completion of the course, Certificates will be provided within 14 Business Days (count ONLY Monday through Friday non-holidays).
- Students who successfully complete the class will be eligible to apply for the national (ExCPT/PTCB) examination.
- All fees are non-refundable once classes have started, or you have accessed any of the information.