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Pharmacy Technician Certificate - WCG

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This 108-hour/16-week Pharmacy Technician Certificate program is designed for you to prepare to work as a pharmacy technician in hospitals, clinics or local pharmacies. Upon successful completion of this program, you will be eligible to sit for the Virginia Board of Pharmacy state exam and the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).  Entry-level employment as a pharmacy technician in Virginia requires one of the two certifications. You are highly encouraged to seek internships or work experience while completing this program training to further employment opportunities.
 To achieve PTCB Certification, participants are required the following:
  • High school diploma or equivalent educational diploma i.e. GED
  • Full disclosure of all criminal and State Board of Pharmacy registration or licensure actions
  • Compliance with all applicable PTCB Certification policies
  • Passing score of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE)
Please visit www.ptcb.org for further details on the PTCB Certification.

See ONLINE enrollment steps below.

STEP 1: CREATE STUDENT ACCOUNT (or Sign-in)
- Go to tncc.augusoft.net

STEP 2: REGISTER FOR ONLINE "Workforce Healthcare Orientation"

STEP 3: SETUP YOUR MyTNCC ACCOUNT (or Sign-in)
- Go to tncc.edu
- Click on Current Students
- Click on Sign in to MyTNCC
- Click Forgot Username
- Complete the password reset
- Sign-in MyTNCC using your username and password
- Choose the CANVAS button
- Select your information session or class
*Technical issues? Contact HelpDesk at 757-825-2709 or email helpdesk@tncc.edu
*Questions? Contact Workforce Student Services at 757-825-4070 or email WFDinq@tncc.edu

STEP 4: COMPLETE ADMISSION PROCESS
- Must sign into MyTNCC and Canvas to complete online "Workforce Healthcare Orientation" in order to be eligible to enroll in program
- Appropriate placement/assessment may be required
- Deadline to apply

STEP 5: ADVISOR APPOINTMENT
- Instructions will be provided in online "Workforce Healthcare Orientation"

STEP 6: REGISTER & PAY TUITION
- Cancel/refund policy
- Enrollment receipt

STEP 7: PICKUP TEXTBOOKS

Class Details

28 Sessions
Weekly - Tue, Thu

Location
Online Classes

Instructor
Staff Staff 

CEUs : 10.8

 

Notice

Please read:  Virginia Ready Initiative The course you enrolled in may qualify you for a one-time Virginia Ready Credential Achievement Award of $1,000. You must apply to Virginia Ready within five (5) calendar days of your FastForward course start date to be part of this program, if eligible. To learn more details and submit your application, click the following link: Apply to become a Virginia Ready (VA Ready) Scholar today! Please note: Submitting the VA Ready sign-up form incorrectly or multiple times will cause delays. Your community college is not responsible for contacting VA Ready and/or ensuring you meet VA Ready deadlines. Please email scholars@vaready.org directly with any questions.

Tuition: 

$1,950.00


Registration Closes On
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
5/24/2022 - 8/25/2022 Weekly - Tue, Thu 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hampton, Online Classes  Map Staff Staff  Lecture