Van Buren Technology Center

Providing Educational Services for a Better Tomorrow

Pharmacy Technician

Study to Become a Certified Pharmacy Technician!

Is this program for you?
  • Do you have good memorization skills?
  • Are you detail-oriented?
  • Can you accept responsibility?
  • Do you follow directions well?
  • Do you enjoy multi-tasking?
  • Do you work well under pressure?
  • Do you like variety in a job?
  • Do you like to work with people?
  • Are you good at problem-solving

Shari Blied, Instructor

Pharmacy Technicians help pharmacists provide medication and other health care products to patients. This program prepares students to work in a pharmacy/hospital setting through classroom study and hands-on learning. Students will learn about pharmacy law and ethics, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmaceutical terminology and abbreviations, infection control procedures, pharmaceutical prescription preparation and dispensing procedures, pharmacy computer applications, insurance procedures, drug research, and patient/customer relations.

Related Careers:

For current wage and salary projections related to specific jobs, please visit:

With additional training, related careers include:
  • Pharmacy Technician Supervisor
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Pharmacy Manager
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Sales Representative
  • Health Records Professional
  • Chemotherapy Technician
  • Nuclear Pharmacy Technician