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Girl in Pharmacy

  • 2018-28 projected growth* due to increase by + 7% (United States Dept. Of Labor)

  • 31,500 New Jobs by 2028

  • 2018 annual salary for jobs in this occupation* (United States Dept. of Labor)

  • Median: $32,700

 

Choose From 2 Online

Pharmacy Technician Programs

It only takes 8 weeks to complete our Pharmacy Technician program. You can train for a new career in less time than you think.

The Pharmacy Technician Profession is growing with projections increasing by 12% by 2028. That's over 31,000 New Pharmacy Technician Jobs in the United States, there's no better time than now to take the first steps toward a fast-paced, in-demand career. With an median salary of $33,700 in 2019,¹ you can start training now with P.I.L.L.

The NEXT 8-week SESSION

starts August 2nd, 2021!! 

 

Pharmacy Certification Distance Learning Course

$699

BEST Choice for New

Pharmacy Technician Students Learning from Home

Next Session Starts 8/02/2021

  • Community pharmacy software exercises

  • Video Lectures

  • 200+ PTCE practice Exam Questions

  • Grads of this program receive PTCE practice test ($29 value) 

Pharmacy Certification

Hybrid Course

$889

Distance Learning AND In-person

(for Georgia Residents ONLY)

 279 W Crogan St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Next Session Starts 8/02/2021

  • Community pharmacy software exercises

  • Video Lectures

  • 200+ PTCE practice Exam Questions

  • Grads of this program receive PTCE practice test ($29 value) and sponsorship to sit for the PTCE ($129 value).

THE VALUE OF CERTIFICATION

Certified Technicians More Committed To a Pharmacy Career

New research results* completed and submitted in 2018 report multiple benefits of certification for pharmacy technicians as compared with non-certified.

These include:

  • Greater commitment to a pharmacy career

  • Self-reported higher levels of job engagement

  • Perceived responsibility for fewer errors

  • Stronger organizational commitment

  • Higher desire to assume new responsibilities

*Source: Assessing pharmacy technician certification: A national survey comparing certified and noncertified pharmacy technicians; James S. Wheeler, Chelsea P. Renfro, Junling Wang, Yanru Qiao, Kenneth C. Hohmeier; Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (Submitted December 2018, published June 2019).

 
Drug and Syringe

-Jenna A., CPhT

Organizing Medicine

Mrs. Mann-Williams was extremely instrumental in helping me achieve my goal of working in a hospital Pharmacy, and I’m grateful for the time she took to make sure we understood the text materials and how it relates to real world pharmacy practice.

-Jessica B., CPhT

I always knew I wanted to work in Pharmacy. And I knew that to reach my goal and succeed in the field, I’d need to pursue some education. Mrs. Mann-Williams is an incredible instructor. She takes a genuine interest in the success of her students, bringing many years of personal work experience to her teaching. She truly understands the challenges of the business because she lives it and uses her own background to teach more effectively.

KISSA MANN-WILLIAMS

Exceutive Director of PILL

Kissa Mann-Williams has over 16 years of experience in pharmacy technology with 5 years as a pharmacy education instructor. She is a licensed & certified Pharmacy Technicinan in the state of Georgia, holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and a Master in Education. She has a strong background in retail community pharmacy, behavioral healthcare, and hospital pharmacy practice. She takes her knowledge of prescription filling/dispensing, non-sterile compounding, medication reconciliation, aseptic technique and more in the development and training of PILL's pharmacy program.

HOW TO BECOME A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN*

 

Education and Training

Pharmacy technicians usually need a high school diploma or equivalent and learn their duties through on-the-job training, or they may complete a postsecondary education program in pharmacy technology.

Most states regulate pharmacy technicians, which is a process that may require passing an exam or completing a formal education or training program.

 

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

2Most states regulate pharmacy technicians in some way. Consult YOUR state Boards of Pharmacy for particular regulations.

Requirements for pharmacy technicians in the states that regulate them typically include some or all of the following:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Criminal background check

  • Formal education or training program as January 2020

  • Certification Exam

  • Registration/License Fees

  • Continuing education

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018-19 Edition, Pharmacy Technicians, on the Internet here.

2https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacy-technicians.htm 

 

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The Pharmaceutical Institute of Learning and Leadership, Inc. admits students of any race, color, and national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national and ethnic origin in admissions policies, scholarship, & other school-administered programs.