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Pharmacy Technician

Centennial College

24 months
15385 CAD/year
2721 CAD/year
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The Pharmacy Technician program of Centennial College offers a dynamic curriculum based on the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) competencies. 


About the Program 

The learner-centred environment fostered in the Pharmacy Technician program of Centennial College will allow 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 will also focus on inspiring you to embrace the philosophy of lifelong learning by pursuing the Regulated Pharmacy Technician designation. To practice as a pharmacy technician in Ontario, you'll be required to complete the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada exam and register with the Ontario College of Pharmacists according to its licensing requirements.

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


The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the CCAPP. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Community Pharmacy Computers
  • Pharmaceutical Calculations
  • Professional Practice and Drug Programs 
  • Community Pharmacy Dispensing Practice
  • Home Health Care and Non-Prescription Products

Key information


  • 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. 


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

    15385 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15385 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.


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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