St. Clair College

Pharmacy Technician

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Program Information

School:St. Clair College
Faculty:South Campus
Field of Study:Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Description:The pharmacy technician will work in collaboration with registered pharmacists in retail and institutional settings, works with professional and other paramedical personnel, and performs a variety of functions related to the dispensing of prescriptions. Duties in a retail pharmacy include inventory control, filling prescriptions on the computer, counting and packaging. Pharmacy technicians also do third party billing. In a hospital or institutional setting they will work in collaboration with pharmacists and prepare intravenous solutions for patients.

This program will appeal to students who have a sense of responsibility and are extremely accurate in their work habits, paying attention to detail. They must also be able to work both independently or as a team member, with the ability to take initiative within the limits of their position. Good customer relations are also important.
URL:Pharmacy Technician at St. Clair College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $15,411
Careers:Pharmacy Technicians

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 

OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus: Grade 12 Math (C) or (U) Senior Level Chemistry (C) or (U) Senior Level Biology (C) or (U) Grade 12 English - ENG4U, ENG4C, EAE4U or EAE4C

Additional Admission Requirements:
    St. Clair College will continue to accept applications after the Equal Consideration Dates on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of available seats (oversubscribed), completed applications received at by the Equal Consideration date will receive first consideration.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 16, 2021