This program is typically $1650. Thanks to funding from the “Illinois Pipeline for the Advancement of the Healthcare (PATH) Workforce Program” SRC is able to cover $1000 of the fee for Spring 2023. That means YOU pay only $650.
Pharm Tech Ed offers a 12 week (50 hour
) curriculum of classroom instruction for individuals interested in a career as a Pharmacy Technician. This course will give you a solid foundation in the skills necessary for employment as a pharmacy technician and will prepare you for the PTCB certification exam.
The coursework includes:
- Origin and history of pharmacy
- Drug regulation and controls
- Routes and formulations
- Transcribing of Physician's orders
- Correct medication packaging
- Calculating doses
- Labeling prescriptions
- Preparing IVs
- Drug distribution systems
- Top 100 drugs Brand/Generic
The tuition includes:
- Registration Fee and Tuition
- Pharmacy Technician Textbook and Workbook
- Set of Top 100 Drugs Brand/Generic flashcards
- Set of medical scrubs
Similar programs can cost 10 times more at other institutions!
Registration/scheduling for the National Organization for Competency Assurance accredited PTCB exam is done directly through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. The PTCB exam fee is $129. Visit www.ptcb.org
for more information on the exam.
In order to be licensed as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of Illinois, you must have earned a High School Diploma or G.E.D.; have no felonies or drug charges; and must become certified within two years of registration with the Division of Professional Regulation.
***Laws in Illinois are changing! Beginning Jan 1, 2024 anyone wanting to become a certified pharmacy technician must complete a minimum of 250 hours of accredited study. This is your last chance to qualify to take the PTCB national certification exam with just 50 hours of concentrated study at an affordable price.***