Pharmacy Technician Certification

Certificate / diploma

Pharmacy Technician Program


If you are interested in beginning a career as a Pharmacy Technician, the team at Bridge Career Education can help. We provide the tools you need to succeed so you can start an exciting new career as a pharmacy technician.

Short-Term Pharmacy Technician Programs

At Bridge Career Education, we offer an intensive short-term program that offers a mix of in-person and online classes. Taught by experts in the field, we allow you to get trained and ready for a career fast. To get started, contact us today by calling (619) 693-5857

What is a Pharmacy Technician?

A pharmacy technician works to help a pharmacist prepare prescription medications for customers and patients. They also can process written, electronic, or phone prescription requests from doctors. Depending on the state, a pharmacy technician can also mix medications and organize the drug inventory in the pharmacy.

We Prepare You For a Job as Pharmacy Technician

By enrolling in our pharmacy technician program, you will learn the theory and practical application skills needed to prepare you for entry-level employment in a hospital, retail setting, or other pharmacy setting. Too often, schools do not teach you the applicable skills you will actually use in a job setting, but Bridge Career Education gets you the experience and expertise you need. To begin your journey towards becoming a pharmacy technician, contact us today by calling (619) 693-5857.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam

We help you work towards becoming a licensed Pharmacy Technician by preparing you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam. The PTCB is a computer-based exam that determines whether individuals have the knowledge needed to be a pharmacy technician. The exam features questions pertaining to 9 different subjects. These subjects are:

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  1. Pharmacology for Technicians

  2. Pharmacy Law and Regulations

  3. Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding

  4. Medication Safety

  5. Pharmacy Quality Assurance

  6. Medication Order Entry and Fill Process

  7. Pharmacy Inventory Management

  8. Pharmacy Billing and Reimbursement

  9. Pharmacy Information System Usage and Application

Flexible Pharmacy Technician Program Class Schedules

Life can get hectic fast. With friends, family, and a career all pulling you in different directions, it can make it difficult to find the time to participate in a pharmacy technician program. However, we accommodate your busy life with flexible class schedules, offering day, evening, and weekend classes.

Get Personal Support and Attention

We want to make your experience in the Bridge Career Education pharmacy technician program as personal and intimate as possible. That is why we keep our class sizes small, with a very low student-to-teacher ratio. We want to make sure that your instructors get to know you and can offer personalized instructions and lessons.

Start a New Career as a Pharmacy Technician in San Diego

If you are ready to start a new and exciting career as a pharmacy technician in San Diego, contact Bridge Career Education today. We offer a short and affordable pharmacy technician program that will get you ready to embark on a new career as a pharmacy technician. To get started, contact Bridge Career Education today. Give us a call at (619) 693-5857.

Please note that qualifying for licensure as a Pharmacy Technician is contingent upon demonstrating a clear criminal background as prescribed by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board and California State Board of Pharmacy. A High School Diploma or GED is also required. To learn more, visit the California State Board of Pharmacy. Please contact us at (619) 693-5857 to inquire about current class dates, times, and clinical site availability.