Online Registration

Pharmacy Technician Training Program

Dates: July 27 - December 18, 2021

Meets: Saturdays, 9:00am- 12:30pm & Tuesdays, 6:00pm- 9:30pm

Location: ONLINE ONLINE

Registration Fee: $2,399.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Pharmacy Technician program may be subsidized for eligible students who are accepted into the Fresh Success program. To join Fresh Success, email FreshSuccess@glendale.edu to determine your eligibility for the program. *You may qualify to have your Tuition waived & textbook fees reimbursed*

Online for 2021
Why wait to begin training for a rewarding career as a pharmacy technician? The pharmacy technician program at Glendale Community College takes a unique approach by combining online and externship training! Unlike self-paced, online programs, GCC's pharmacy technician program is taught in real-time by a live instructor in a virtual classroom using Zoom technology. This 260-hour program covers topics such as pharmacology for technicians, pharmacy law and regulations, sterile and non-sterile compounding, quality assurance, and medication safety. Supplies will be mailed to students and skills will be taught virtually.
Program includes a 120-hour externship where you will receive hands-on training in a pharmacy under the direction of a pharmacist. This program fulfills the education requirements of the California Board of Pharmacy (Business and Professions Code Section 4202) for pharmacy technician licensure. Upon successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician program, you will be eligible to apply for your California Pharmacy Technician License.

Program at a Glance Our program provides instruction in the following essential areas: o Screening prescription orders for accuracy and completeness o Preparing prescriptions - retrieve, count, pour, weigh, measure, and sometimes mix the medication o Performing calculations o Using technology to help maintain accurate patient records, prepare & package medications and place orders o Understand the effect of medications on the body o Identifying the use, dosages and purposes of medications

Career Opportunities Graduates of this program may find career opportunities in the following areas: o Retail, Hospital, and Mail-order Pharmacies o Drug Companies o Education (PT instructor)

Pre-Requisites: You must be 18 years of age or older and have a High School diploma or equivalent (GED or HiSet); be proficient in keyboarding; understand computing and word processing; have good English language skills and Math skills. Students will need to have access to internet, PC, laptop, or tablet with webcam and access to a printer in order to participate. A clean background check is necessary for licensure in California.

Textbooks purchased separately: Textbooks should be ordered through the publisher. A link to order at a discounted rate will be emailed to students 3-4 weeks before the class begins.

Notes:

Class begins: July 27- December 18 Saturdays, 9:00am- 12:30pm & Tuesdays, 6:00pm- 9:30pm No classes held: September 4 & November 27 All Classes will be held online, **REFUNDS: Must be requested in writing 5 business days before the first class meeting. A 10% processing fee will be retained by the college. No refunds after first class meeting. FREE Information Orientation on July 10, 2021 10:00 am- 11:00 am
Fee: $2,399.00
Hours:168.00

ONLINE ONLINE

Bev Peterson

Date Day Time Location
07/27/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
07/31/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
08/03/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
08/07/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
08/10/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
08/14/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
08/17/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
08/21/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
08/24/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
08/28/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
08/31/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
09/07/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
09/11/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
09/14/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
09/18/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
09/21/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
09/25/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
09/28/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
10/02/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
10/05/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
10/09/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
10/12/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
10/16/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
10/19/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
10/23/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
10/26/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
10/30/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
11/02/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
11/06/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
11/09/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
11/13/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
11/16/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
11/20/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
11/23/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
11/30/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
12/04/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
12/07/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
12/11/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
12/14/2021Tuesday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE
12/18/2021Saturday8:30 AM to 4 PM ONLINE ONLINE

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