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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technicians assist licensed pharmacists to provide medication and other health care products to patients. Technicians perform routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medications. They also perform administrative duties such as answering phones, stocking shelves, and operating credit card machines and cash registers.

Pharmacy technicians are required by the State of Ohio to complete an approved training program and meet certification requirements. Through the nationally recognized Pharmacy Technician training program, students are given the skills and knowledge to enable them to qualify for entry-level positions in pharmacies.

Key Program Topics

  • RX Software
  • Pharmacology
  • Dosage Calculation
  • Sterile Compounding
  • Medical Terminology

    Instructors are professionals in the field and teach using a primarily hands-on approach to skill development. 

Certifications & Credentials:

  • BLS Healthcare CPR/First Aid
  • Stop the Bleed Certification
  • WCCC Certificate of Program Completion
  • Ohio State Pharmacy Technician Trainee License
  • PTCB ExCPT (National Certification)
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The Pharmacy Tech program at Warren County Career Center is well structured with very supportive staff (Dr. Orloff and Libby) and the learning with the instructor, Libby and the resources are excellent!

Neha Damania, Pharmacy Technician 2023


Program Details

This program takes approximately five months to complete, with evening classes 4 times per week.

Are you ready to get started? 

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The WCCC Atrium Campus is centrally located off I75 in Middletown, just behind the Atrium Medical Center. This state-of-the-art campus focuses on preparing students for in-demand medical careers. We're small and mighty! Allowing us to provide personalized attention and a family like atmosphere that helps our students thrive.

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Occupational Outlook
for Pharmacy Technicians

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We'll help you find success!
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This program is fully accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE)

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