Supervised by a licensed pharmacist.
Pharmacy technician’s duties include measuring, weighing and mixing medical drugs; preparing and labeling medicines. Regulation in issuing medicine to customers, maintaining inventory, and keeping patient medication profilers of specific records or computerized systems are essential elements of training.
- Pharmacy Technician
Employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 12% from 2016 to 2026.
The average wage for this career is $14.99 per hour or $31,180 annually.
The entire program is 1050 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program. Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Basic Healthcare Worker||90 Hours|
|OCP B||Pharmacy Technician 1|
Pharmacy Technician 2
Pharmacy Technician 3
|Total Hours: 1050|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Pharmacy Technician is available at the following school (s):
|D.A. Dorsey Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.|
|Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College||Monday - Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
|Hialeah Adult Education Center||Monday - Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.|
|South Dade Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|D.A. Dorsey Technical College|
Don Hylor Jr.
|Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College|
|Hialeah Adult Education Center|
|South Dade Technical College|
|Oscar de Leon||Ext. 2111
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Pharmacy Technicians, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacy-technicians.htm.