Centennial College

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Pharmacy Technician

Centennial College

Faculty:School of Community and Health Studies
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,887
International: $17,368

This cost estimate is based on two semesters and includes ancillary fees.

Careers:Pharmacy Technicians

Description:

Centennial College's Pharmacy Technician program offers a dynamic curriculum based on the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice. The learner-centered environment fostered in this pharmacy diploma program will allow you to gain the necessary skills based on the nine NAPRA competencies, which include:

Ethical, Legal and Professional Responsibilities
Patient Care
Product Distribution
Practice Centennial College's Pharmacy Technician program offers a dynamic curriculum based on the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

The learner-centered environment fostered in this pharmacy diploma program will allow you to gain the necessary skills based on the nine NAPRA competencies, which include:

  • Ethical, Legal and Professional Responsibilities
  • Patient Care
  • Product Distribution
  • Practice Setting
  • Health Promotion
  • Knowledge and Research Application
  • Communication and Education
  • Intra and Inter-Professional Collaboration
    Quality and Safety Setting
  • Health Promotion
  • Knowledge and Research Application
  • Communication and Education
  • Intra and Inter-Professional Collaboration
  • Quality and Safety
  • Prerequisites:

    These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    •  Grade12 English 
    •   Mathematics 
    •   Biology 
    •   Chemistry 
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older).
  • Grade 12 English (C or U), or equivalent (minimum grade required)
  • Grade 11 Mathematics (M or U), or Grade 12 (C or U), or equivalent (minimum grade required), or take the College GAS Math Skills Assessment for Admission
  • Grade 11 Biology (C or U), or Grade 12 (C or U), or equivalent (minimum grade required)
  • Grade 11 Chemistry (C or U), or Grade 12 (C or U), or equivalent (minimum grade required)
    Please note: science and English assessments will not be accepted in place of the science and English requirements.
  • Additional Admission Requirements:
      Applicants must demonstrate language proficiency by meeting one of the following requirements.

    • Language proficiency test results that meet the NAPRA Language Proficiency Requirements for Licensure as a Pharmacy Technician in Canada; or
    • Graduation from a high school in Canada with three consecutive full years, first language English courses/credits; or
    • An undergraduate degree or college diploma from a university or college in Canada, whose instruction was provided in English.
    • As per Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) requirements, students must complete the Pharmacy Technician Program within 4 years of admission (Criterion 3.4 Graduates complete the Program within 4 years of admission).
      Due to the demands of the profession, applicants should have the strong critical thinking, mathematical and English communication skills, and a commitment to self-directed thinking.
    • * 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.

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