The Pharmacy Technician course prepares students to work in pharmaceutical settings, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Classroom and practical areas of instruction include learning to assist a licensed pharmacist in dispensing medications, maintaining inventory, assessing medication orders, pharmacy billing services and providing customer service. Upon successful completion, the student will be awarded a certificate of completion from University of TEXAS Arlington and is eligible to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam. Certifying bodies may require documents as proof of employment eligibility.
Total Hours: 200 (120 classroom, 80 externship)
Prerequisites: High school diploma or equivalent and current immunizations.
Fee: Includes textbook(s), one lab coat, CPR certification, and personal liability insurance (externship).
**Additional Costs: Required immunizations, drug screen, Tech-in-Training Registration Application Fee ($50), Tech-in-Training Fingerprint Session ($45), and Pharmacy Technician national certification exam ($129).
Additional Fees (not included in tuition):
- Pharmacy Technician Trainee Registration Application: $50.00
- Pharmacy Technician Trainee Fingerprint Session: $45.00
- PTCB Certification Fee: $129.00