This short-term Pharmacy Technician program prepares students to be a professional pharmacy technician under the supervision of a certified pharmacist. In this course you will learn:
- To assist the pharmacist filling prescriptions according to doctor’s orders
- How to order products and maintain inventory
- How to bill and receive payments
This course includes 64 hours of classroom instruction and 160 hours of clinical experience in a local pharmacy.
Individuals completing the non-credit certificate may find employment as pharmacy technicians.
Example Careers and Average Wages
| ||Entry ||Average ||Experienced |
|Pharmacy Technicians ||$22,700 ||$29,500 ||$32,800 |
Source: 2016 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development
Hawkeye Community College cannot guarantee employment or promotion.
No admission requirements or entrance exam needed. A high school or equivalency diploma is required. A drug screen and background check will be required.
More information is coming soon for fall 2018.
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