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Pharmacy Technician

Centennial College

24 months
Duration
14937 CAD/year
2721 CAD/year
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About

Centennial College's Pharmacy Technician program offers a dynamic curriculum that is based on the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) competencies. 

Overview

The learner-centred environment fostered in this Centennial College's  Pharmacy Technician diploma program's courses allows you to gain the scope of skills needed for the profession, including:

  • Receiving, ordering and managing inventory. 
  • Preparing, dispensing and compounding medications.
  • Interacting with patients and a variety of health care providers.
  • Assisting in the provision of pharmaceutical care and pharmacy services.

This School of Community and Health Studies program also focuses on inspiring you to embrace the philosophy of lifelong learning by pursuing the designation of Regulated Pharmacy Technician.

Pharmacy Technician program graduates are required to register with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) to practice as pharmacy technicians (RPhT) in the province of Ontario. Graduating from Centennial's accredited Pharmacy Technician program makes you eligible to pursue registration. The Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) has awarded the Pharmacy Technician program at Centennial College a five-year (2014 – 2018) status of Full Accreditation.

Pharmacy technicians are considered valued and essential members of Ontario's interprofessional health care team.

Career Outlook

  • Registered pharmacy technician (RPhT)
  • Community pharmacy technician
  • Institutional pharmacy technician

Accreditation

The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the CCAPP. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • College Communications
  • Ethics in Business
  • Community Pharmacy Computers
  • Pharmaceutical Calculations
  • Community Practice Theory
  • Professional Practice and Drug Programs
  • Community Pharmacy Dispensing Practice 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
51
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
51
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older).
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required)
  • Mathematics Grade 11 M or U, or 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the College CAAT D Math Skills Assessment for Admission
  • Senior Biology Grade 11 C or U or Grade 12 C or U or equivalent (minimum grade required)
  • Senior Chemistry Grade 11 C or U or Grade 12 C or U or equivalent (minimum grade required)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14937 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14937 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    2721 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2721 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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