triOS College (Oshawa Campus)

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Pharmacy Assistant

triOS College (Oshawa Campus)

Faculty:Faculty of Healthcare
Field of Study:Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Length:32 Week(s)
Careers:Pharmacy Technicians


The Pharmacy Assistant is responsible for receiving prescriptions, drug preparation, clerical and computer duties, inventory management and customer service in the dispensary. Pharmacy Assistants must at all times work directly under the supervision and guidance of the Pharmacist. The role is meant to assist the Pharmacist in the dispensing process of the product to allow the Pharmacist to have more time to provide pharmaceutical care.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    High School Graduation Diploma or Mature Student Status (18 years of age and academic achievement test passed). In addition, an entrance assessment must be successfully passed; demonstrated fluency in English (oral and written); Admission Interview to determine suitability for a career as a Pharmacy Assistant.

    * 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 10, 2018