This program is designed to prepare the student with the skills and knowledge that they will require to become a pharmacy assistant. Students will become familiar with pharmacology, pharmacy math, and pharmacy billing software. They will be introduced to the basic bookkeeping and accounting principles, and will be able to understand computer applications and keyboarding.
Get ready to work in hospital & community pharmacies as a Pharmacy Assistant. PTIB accredited program with smaller class sizes. Offered Part time and Full time. Become familiar with pharmacology, pharmacy math, and pharmacy billing software.
Graduates of the program can work as Pharmacy Assistants in:
Earn up to $27.30 per hour
All wages taken from the Canada Job Bank
Full time: 760 hours /28 weeks / 7 months
Part time: 760 hours / 47.5 weeks / 11 months
|Course Number||Name of Course||Hours|
|PA 01||Customer Service and Communication||20|
|PA 02||Computer Applications and Keyboarding||80|
|PA 03||Introduction to Bookkeeping and Accounting||60|
|PA 04||Medical Terminology||80|
|PA 06||Pharmacy Billing||80|
|PA 07||Pharmacy Math||80|
|PA 08||Fundamentals of Pharmacy Practice||80|
|PA 09||Aseptic Techniques||80|
|1||Tuition Fee||$5500||Domestic Students|
|1||Tuition Fee||$8500||International Students|
This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
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Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.
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