CDI College (Burnaby Campus)

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Pharmacy Technician

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Program Information

School:CDI College (Burnaby Campus)
Faculty:School of Health Care
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Description:Begin a career in the growing and in-demand pharmacy industry with CDI College’s Pharmacy Technician diploma. This comprehensive program teaches students the fundamental skills and knowledge required for a successful career as a Pharmacy Technician. Students receive hands-on experience in the areas of dispensing, compounding, mathematics, computer processing and data entry, drug/body interaction, and drug delivery systems among others. Additionally, students practice their customer service skills and learn about different pharmaceutical environments such as retail, hospital, and small business. By developing real-world skills in conflict management and communications, graduates will have a greater understanding of the dynamic duties and skill sets needed for a career as a Pharmacy Technician. CDI College is proud of our exceptional faculty, all with professional experience and expertise in the pharmaceutical field of study. Students complete a practicum in a community pharmacy, where they will gain practical work experience. The Pharmacy Technician program also includes career development sessions to assist with interviewing skills, job searching, and career counselling. Graduates of this program will be eligible to apply to sit the certification examination offered by the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) and register with the British Columbia College of Pharmacists.
URL:Pharmacy Technician at CDI College (Burnaby Campus)
Length:41 Week(s)
Careers:Pharmacy Technicians

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

    The minimum requirement for admission to CDI College is a high school diploma. However, applicants who have not achieved a high school diploma can apply for admission as a mature student.

    * 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 16, 2017

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