Our Pharmacy Assistant diploma program prepares you to play an important supportive role on any pharmaceutical team. Get the communication, customer service and practical skills to pursue a career path in a field with a solid economic outlook. Be career-ready in less than a year!

Why Choose Our Pharmacy Assistant Program?

  • Our 44-week program includes practical training in a simulated pharmacy setting, and includes a 240-hour externship during which you will apply your skills in a real-world work environment with potential employers.
  • Our curriculum includes courses in compounding and dispensing prescriptions; pharmacology, community procedures, pharmaceutical calculations, pharmacy-related computer applications, provincial and federal legislations and more, and all are taught by dedicated instructors with years of experience in their field.
  • Learn to assist with the preparation, packaging and labelling of prescription medications, maintain proper drug storage and security, place and receive orders to maintain inventory and more.

Our extensive career services include assistance with resume and cover letting writing, job search help, confidence-building interview techniques and job fairs for graduates.

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