Health Science

Pharmacy Technician-ATD

Become part of the Pharmacy Technician field!

As a certified Pharmacy Technician, you can become part of one of the fastest growing careers in the medical field.  Our training program is designed to teach students the knowledge and skills needed to work closely with pharmacists in retail/community and hospital pharmacies.  In our program, students will learn how to assist in filling and labeling medications using a computer-based program, manage purchases and inventory, and maintain accurate medical records and patient profiles.  Students will also focus on medication distribution systems, preparing unit dose medications, aseptic technique, and sterile IV’s under USP-797 guidelines.  Clinical experiences will take place in both retail/community and hospital pharmacies.  Graduates of this program are eligible to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) and become registered and certified by the Florida board of Pharmacy.

Program NumberProgram TitleProgram Length
HSC0003Basic Healthcare Worker90 Hours
PTN0084Pharmacy Technician 1360 Hours
PTN0085Pharmacy Technician 2300 Hours
PTN0086Pharmacy Technician 3300 Hours

Admissions Requirements:

  • Applicants must have a standard high school diploma or GED®.
  • Schedule the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or provide official documentation for a TABE Exemption.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor for TABE results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Applicants must complete a physical examination report and immunization record, drug screening (approved vendor only), and background check (approved vendor only),
  • Register for classes during open enrollment.  Please be advised that registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

Industry Certification and Licensure:

Employment Opportunities:

  • Community/Retail Pharmacy
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Mail Order Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Representative
  • Insurance Companies
  • Compounding Pharmacies
  • Home IV Pharmacy

Fees are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools’ calendar.   Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice

Enroll in our Certified Pharmacy Technician program today.

For more information on program cost, schedule, content, and admission requirements, see the program flyer or contact the counselor at: [email protected]

Program Info

Program Length:

1050 hrs / Full Time 10 months / 35 weeks

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