Pharmacy Technician

Eastern College’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program prepares you for a career path as a member of the healthcare team. You will get hands-on training in classrooms that simulate real pharmacy settings and equipment, combined with exceptional instruction from instructors with experience in the field. Modules in Career Planning and Preparation help you locate the “hidden” job market, perform job searches, practice your interview skills and prepare a professional resume and cover letter. Contact us today for more information!

Program Duration
54 weeks, including an 9-week field placement.

Career Opportunities

  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Medical Centres
  • Hospitals
  • Pharmaceutical Distribution
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Insurance Companies

Key Courses

  • Pharmaceutical Fundamentals
  • Pharmaceutical Calculations
  • Preparation of Extemporaneous Mixtures
  • CPR/First Aid and WHMIS
  • Pharmacology
  • Anatomy & Physiology

Why Eastern College?


We have an established reputation as a leader in providing career-focused education that quickly prepare you for in-demand employment opportunities

Ongoing Enrolment

We offer ongoing enrolment and lifestyle-friendly course schedules that limit the disruption to your employment, family and other commitments

Upgraded Courses

Our upgraded courses reflect current trends and employer needs, so you graduate with relevant, applicable skills and knowledge

Job Placement Assistance

Our extensive career services include career fairs, job-search workshops, and one-on-one job placement assistance

Fill out our online form for more information on our Pharmacy Technician program! Our admissions advisors will be happy to answer any questions you may have about our program, including start dates, financing options and more!

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