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As a Pharmacy Technician you will help the pharmacist package or mix prescriptions, maintain client records, refer clients to the pharmacist for counseling, assist with inventory control and purchasing, as well as collect payment and coordinate billing. This course consists of 200 hours of accelerated classroom training with emphasis on skills mastery through hands-on practice and supervision.
Course Fee: $1795 Includes consumable supplies and course completion certificate.
Financial Assistance: Students with a need for financial assistance may contact Sallie Mae for a loan, or use MyCAA benefits. For a MyCAA program of study, click here. Please contact Continuing Education for information about paying for class using our installment plan.
Starting Pay: $12–20 per hour. Due to the increase in pharmaceutical needs of a larger, aging population, growth in this occupation will be almost as fast as the average for all others in the state. According to the US Dept. of Labor the need for Pharmacy Technicians is expected to grow 20% by 2022.
Certification: Upon successful completion, graduates will receive a certificate of completion within 2-3 weeks after class ends. Students are then eligible to apply for registration as a Pharmacy Technician in their state and be prepared to take the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PCB) exam.
Schedule: Classes are held on CTC Killeen Central Campus during the weekdays and are taught at an accelerated pace. The next Pharmacy Technician program will be August 18-December 15 on Tuesday/Thursday from 10 am-4:30 pm. The deadline to apply for the Pharmacy Technician program is Wednesday, August 12.
Program Requirements: Students must be 18 years of age at the time of enrollment. Students need competency in basic computer operations and will be required to have access to the internet, printing capabilities and an email address. Application packets must include: