Pharmacy Assistants are now more important than ever. They play a critical role in the smooth operation of both community and institutional pharmacies. The Pharmacy Assistant program at CBBC Career College in Dartmouth and Sydney is designed to train Pharmacy Assistants to assist registered Pharmacists or Pharmacy Technicians in community and hospital settings.
Throughout the Pharmacy Assistant program, students learn the skills needed to perform the role of a Pharmacy Assistant and how to manage their career. The Pharmacy Assistant courses are taught using both theory and practical hands-on skills training. At the end of the program, students participate in a four-week practicum.
The Pharmacy Assistant program is a great fit for someone who:
During this time of social distancing, we are available to help you with your career goals. You don’t need to worry about how you are going to plan your education future. We are conducting all of our Admissions Meetings and School Information Sessions over the phone to help you start your career training this year!
Programs are either delivered 100% online or a combination of online and on-campus lab time. Once it is deemed safe to do so, we will be returning to on-campus, in-class learning.
Total Program Length: 30 weeks (Dartmouth) 19 weeks (Sydney)
In addition to the above, applicants must also provide:
Qualified Pharmacy Assistants may work in community and hospital pharmacies or Long Term Care Facilities. Duties may involve dispensing, compounding, blister packaging, inventory management, records maintenance, operation of computer terminals, customer transactions and Pharmacy Computer Applications. Job opportunities may expand to employment with health care insurers, pharmaceutical computer program companies and possibly to research laboratories and industry. Your possibilities are endless!
“CBBC is the best decision that you can make for yourself. The education, the hands-on experience, and the amazing instructors make the time fly by. You learn skills that translate into real job experience. If you are looking to go to college, choose them! Once you become a part of the CBBC family, your dreams become realities!” Stephanie Melski Medical Office Assistant / Cape Breton Regional Hospital