Pharmacy Assistant

Description Description

This program is designed to prepare the student with the skills and knowledge that they will require to become a pharmacy assistant. Students will become familiar with pharmacology, pharmacy math, and pharmacy billing software. They will be introduced to the basic bookkeeping and accounting principles, and will be able to understand computer applications and keyboarding.

Job Opportunities Job Opportunities

Pharmacy Assistant in

 

  • Community pharmacies
  • Hospitals
  • Pharmacy distribution companies
  • Independent pharmacies

 

Wages Wages

$35,000- $44,650 Annually

Program Admission Requirements Program Admission Requirements

The applicant must be a mature student (19 years or older) or Grade 12.

Grade 10 Math or equivalent.

Must also successfully pass the English Language Assessment Test given by the College.

International Students will also need to have an IELTS Score of 5.5 bands or more OR pass the English Language Assessment Test given by the College.

Program Duration Program Duration

Full time: 760 hours /38 weeks / 7 months

Part time: 760 hours / 47.5 weeks / 11 months

Course Outline Course Outline

Course Number

Name of Course

Hours

PA 01

Customer Service and Communication

20

PA 02

Computer Applications and Keyboarding

80

PA 03

Introduction to Bookkeeping and Accounting

60

PA 04

Medical Terminology

80

PA 05

Pharmacology

80

PA 06

Pharmacy Billing

80

PA 07

Pharmacy Math

80

PA 08

Fundamentals of Pharmacy Practice

80

PA 09

Aseptic Techniques

80

PA 10

Practicum

120

  Total

760 hours

Fee Structure Fee Structure

# PARTICULARS FEE REMARKS
1 Tuition Fee $ 5500 Domestic Students
2 Registration Fee $ 250
3 Text Books $ 700
     
Total $6450
1 Tuition Fee $ 8500 International Students
2 Registration Fee $ 250
3 Text Books $ 700
     
Total $9450

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