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Get the Skills to Become a Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technicians working in a pharmaceutical setting.
Pharmacy Technicians are critical members of the healthcare team and are essential to providing patients with safe and effective medications

7 Month* Pharmacy Technician Program in Brockway, PA

A growing demand has emerged in the healthcare field for well-trained pharmacy technicians to assist the pharmacist in many practice settings. This may include order entry, filling prescription orders, compounding sterile preparations, cart fill exchanges, inventory control, operating automated technology, utilizing the computer system as well as fulfilling other patient-specific duties. Well-trained pharmacy technicians in retail and clinical settings are a vital part of the healthcare team. Brockway Center for Arts and Technology is ready to meet this demand by training students in our program.

This 7-month * didactic training program has an externship in an institutional or retail setting as well as volunteer experience in a pharmacy setting during the training. Graduates of this program will have the skills necessary to fill entry-level positions as pharmacy technicians. BCAT students are trained to work under the direction of a registered pharmacist in various practice settings such as retail or institutional. Prior to the externship students are required to have a vaccine record, physical exam, TB test, and flu shot. Additionally, students must obtain a clear criminal background check to enroll. This diploma program totals 1,140 hours of education.

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Enrollment generally begins during mid-late summer each calendar year, with program information available around March. To view the application, click here. Use the contact form below for more information! We’d be happy to answer any questions you may have about our program.

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If you’re interested in learning more about a career as a Pharmacy Technician and exploring whether Brockway Center for Arts and Technology is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call 814-265-1111

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