Registration Fee: $3,195
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam
Application for California State Certification
LiveScan Background Check
110 Hours of Live-Remote Lecture
105 Hours of Online Instruction
120 Hours of Clinical Externship
Upcoming Training Sessions:
Free Information Session held monthly, on the 3rd Thursday, 2:00 p.m. via Zoom
The Professional Pharmacy Technician program is an introductory course that is designed
to teach students the fundamentals and particulars of becoming a pharmacy technician.
This class introduces students to various pharmacy practice settings and covers drug
classes, basic physiology, drug interactions, and daily pharmacy operations. This
program trains individuals to effectively assist in pharmaceutical preparations and
complete daily required tasks in any pharmacy environment, although on the job training
is still a part of pharmacy training. This course also is designed to introduce students
interested in pharmacy to the basic concepts of pharmacy calculations. Students will
have the opportunity to understand and practice math concepts and calculations needed
to become a certified pharmacy technician.
National Certification: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for
the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) Certification offered by the Pharmacy Technician
In partnership with:
“This program is eligible for financial assistance under the Workforce Innovation
& Opportunity Act (WIOA). Certain eligibility requirements apply.” Call 760-863-2500
for more information or you may begin your registration process by clicking here.
WIOA Title-I financially assisted program is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary
aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities.