Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

Pharmacy Technician

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Program Information

School:Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Faculty:Humber North Campus / School of Health Sciences
Field of Study:Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Description:The School of Health Sciences has developed this diploma program to train technicians to assist the registered pharmacist in both community and hospital pharmacies in Ontario. You will learn about relevant legislation, physiology, pharmacotherapeutics, customer care, health-care ethics, hospital and retail software systems, inventory management, hospital practice, and infection control. Emphasis throughout the program is the application of theoretical knowledge to practical skills. Students interact with guest speakers, tour pharmaceutical manufacturers, wholesale distributors and hospitals, and have opportunities to attend conferences.

On-the-job-placement will commence after successful completion of the prerequisite course work.
URL:Pharmacy Technician at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,868
International: $14,671

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 

• Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U). If English is not your first language, refer to the English Language Proficiency Policy in this publication • Grade 11 or Grade 12 Mathematics (MBF3C, MCF3M, MCR3U, MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U) • Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (SBI3C, SBI3U or SBI4U) or equivalent • Grade 11 or Grade 12 Chemistry (SCH3U, SCH4C or SCH4U) or equivalent

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 76]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Upon their acceptance and prior to commencing their field placement, students provide a copy of their Police Records Check and their complete immunization record.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 05, 2017

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