Pharmacy TechnicianNiagara College
About this Program
Level: Diploma in Pharmacy Technician
Discpline: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Length: 4 semestersCheck My Eligibility
As a Pharmacy Technician, you are an important member of the healthcare team, patient focused and responsible for delivering safe and accurate drug distribution in many healthcare settings. Hands-on, experiential learning via state-of-the-art community and hospital lab facilities featuring a simulated community pharmacy and sterile product room. Gain knowledge of the latest pharmaceutical products, practices, and drug distribution systems through a nationally accredited program. Unique interprofessional education is focused on patient-care delivery and includes approximately 360 hours of practical field placement experience. Graduates are eligible to write the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada licensing exam and if successful, may become Regulated Pharmacy Technicians with the Ontario College of Pharmacists. Program positioned to meet the requirements set by the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA), Canadian Pharmacy Technician Educators Association (CPTEA) and the Ontario College of Pharmacists.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.