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Pharmacy Technician

Humber College

24 months
15874 CAD/year
3805 CAD/year
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Humber College’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program prepares graduates for various careers in pharmacy including community, hospital, industry and long-term care settings. 

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Enjoy hands-on learning in simulated labs with low student/teacher ratios and expert faculty who are active in the pharmacy profession. In addition, learn from guest speakers who are pharmaceutical industry experts. 

Courses are designed in consultation with practising pharmacy professionals and focus on key competency categories such as legal and ethical responsibilities, patient care, product distribution, health promotion, knowledge application, communication, intra- and inter-professional collaboration, and error prevention. Students apply their learning in simulated labs and during placements, providing valuable real-life experience.


Begin a career where you play a critical role in contributing to patient care as a pharmacy technician.

Graduates of the Humber College ’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program are in demand and have numerous opportunities to contribute to the health and well-being of Canadians. The need for pharmacy technicians remains strong, with an aging population that require more medications, and retirements of existing workers.

Pharmacy technicians perform many tasks including filling and final release of prescriptions, medication reconciliation, compounding medications and managing day-to-day operations. Pursue opportunities in various settings such as community/retail and hospital pharmacies, long-term care facilities, pharmaceutical manufacturers, third-party insurance companies, computer software companies and government agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Community Pharmacy Management
  • Pharmacy Calculations
  • Pharmacy Dispensing Theory
  • Pharmacy Dispensing Lab 
  • Pharmacotherapeutics 
  • College Reading and Writing Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.


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 including these required courses:

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent) 
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
  • Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (SBI3C, SBI3U or SBI4U or equivalent)
  • Grade 11 or Grade 12 Chemistry (SCH3U, SCH4C or SCH4U or equivalent)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15874 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15874 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3805 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3805 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.


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