Pharmacy Technician

Education Required

Two organizations offer certification. The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification requires a high school diploma and the passing of an exam. Applicants for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma, and have completed a training program or have 1 year of work experience. Technicians must recertify every 2 years by completing 20 hours of continuing education courses.

Career Setting

What is this job like?

A pharmacy technician is a healthcare professional who works under the supervision of a pharmacist to assist in various pharmacy-related tasks. They play a vital role in ensuring accurate medication dispensing and providing support to patients and healthcare professionals. Click to explore more occupational details:

Pharmacy Technician