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Sanger Adult School

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The Pharmacy Technician Certification Training Program prepares students to be professional pharmacy technicians dedicated to quality pharmacy procedures. Students will receive 64-hours of classroom training, and eligible students will participate in a 160-hour externship. Graduates are equipped to assist the pharmacist filling prescriptions according to doctors’ orders.

This comprehensive training program will prepare for a rewarding career as a pharmacy technician. Graduates will receive certificates of completion and be prepared to sit for national certification examinations through Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

  1. Regulatory agencies and laws that affect the practice of pharmacy
  2. Process drug orders in both retail and institutional environments
  3. Familiarity of drug products and the patent process
  4. Understand the use of the patient profile and hospital charts in drug use and patient monitoring
  5. Order, maintain, and control pharmacy inventory including the disposition of expired or recalled medications
  6. How to manage controlled substances and their drug orders
  7. Learn pharmacy calculations involved in the practice of pharmacy
  8. Sterile product compounding and aseptic techniques
  9. Administrative duties of the pharmacy
  10. Pharmacy technician support the pharmacist in the performance

We are affiliated with CVS Pharmacy and WIOA approved.


Sanger Adult School
1020 N Street, Sanger, CA 93657

To Learn More:

Course fees:
$1,835.00 includes textbook, background check and
National Healthcare Association Voucher for certification exam.

Summer 2018 Start/End Date:
September 10, 2019 - November 5, 2019

Tuesday & Thursday
6:00PM - 10:00PM

8-week course plus additional 24 hours online medical terminology
concurrent with class and 120 externship hours after class completion.

Contact Maggie Myers at 1 (804) 381-5781 or by emailing