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Pharmacy Technician Program

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With heightened concerns for health and public safety, pharmacy technicians are in demand! This 260-hour program covers topics such as pharmacology for technicians, pharmacy law and regulations, sterile and non-sterile compounding, quality assurance, and medication safety. Learn to assist the pharmacist in mixing prescriptions, maintaining patient records, purchasing and inventory management, billing and reimbursement, and more. Program includes a 120-hour externship where you will receive hands-on training in a pharmacy under the direction of a pharmacist. Upon successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician program, you will be eligible to apply for your California Pharmacy Technician License. *
Must be 18+ years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED. A clean background check is necessary for licensure in CA.
Students will need to have access to internet, PC, laptop, or tablet and access to a printer in order to participate.
*This program fulfills the education requirements of the California Board of Pharmacy (Business and Professions Code Section 4202) for pharmacy technician licensure.
This training qualifies students to sit for either the PTCE (offered through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) or the ExCPT (offered through the National Healthcareer Association).

Online Info Session
Saturday, Jun 25 @ 10am
Register in advance for this meeting:

**Textbook, lab coat/scrubs, license application fee is not included in tuition. Payment plan available.

 (Payment plan available.)
$700 due at registration, $700 due 8/23, $700 due 9/23


Class Details

20 Sessions
Weekly - Sat

Rio Hondo College - Main Campus

Career Training Solutions 



Please read:  Online Info Session Saturday, Jun 25 @ 10am Register in advance for this meeting: 6:00pm – 9:30pm $2,100 Sat Feb 5 – Jun 25 9:00am – 12:30pm No Class Feb 19, May 28



Registration Closes On
Saturday, July 23, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 09/03/2022, 11/26/2022)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
7/23/2022 - 12/17/2022 Weekly - Sat 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM Whittier, Rio Hondo College - Main Campus  Map Career Training Solutions  ClassRoom

Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90650