Pharmacy Assistant

Get Your Pharmacy Assistant Diploma | The Best Pharmacy Assistant Program

  • Overview
  • Admission
  • Financial
  • Industrial Acceptance

Overview

Bay River College’s 34 weeks Pharmacy Assistant diploma program covers the diverse topics required to successfully work under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, including basic pharmacology, drug and medical terminology and pharmaceutical best practices. Students in this program also learn fundamental concepts in medical ethics and personal safety. The Pharmacy Assistant diploma program prepares students for a challenging and rewarding career assisting licensed pharmacists in the day-to-day operations of a pharmacy. Students acquire the necessary skills to fill orders, manage client information, prepare and process paperwork, and break down prescriptions. In addition, students receive hands-on training with leading pharmaceutical management software. Students will also learn how to effectively manage inventory and handle a variety of crucial administrative tasks.

Pharmacy Assistant diploma program students complete their education with 200 hours of practicum experience

Graduates of the Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Program can look forward to diverse career opportunities within the healthcare industry, including positions at retail pharmacies, health care facilities, industrial pharmacies, pharmaceutical laboratories, clinics, mail-order/on-line pharmacies, pharmaceutical wholesalers and departments within the federal government health care facilities, industrial pharmacies, pharmaceutical laboratories, clinics, mail-order/on-line pharmacies, pharmaceutical wholesalers and departments within the federal government.

  • Course Duration34 Week Total (680 Total hrs , 480 Theory hrs)
  • Practicum Duration200 hours field practicum
  • Study OptionsOnline
  • Workplacement 100%
  • Credential Bay River College Diploma
  • Industry Demand High
  • Expected Salary $38,400 - $51,850
  • Professional Level Career Upgrade
  • Program Type Post Secondary Program

Learning Outcome

Successful students will gain these skills:

  • Orthopedic technology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Optical/ophthalmic laboratory
  • Pharmacy support
  • Sterile process
  • Blood donor assistance
  • Morgue assistance And more!

Who can apply? 

Individuals who wish to support health services and provide support to health care professionals.

 

Why study at Bay River College?

Our Pharmacy Assistant Program graduates have numerous career options within the healthcare industry, including positions at retail pharmacies, health care facilities, industrial pharmacies, pharmaceutical laboratories, clinics, mail-order/online pharmacies, pharmaceutical wholesalers and government departments. Careers in this field are very respectable.

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Admission

Standard Admission:

  • Optimum age requirement is 18 years or older.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, or
  • High School Diploma equivalent will be from other provinces in Canada, or
  • Successful completion of the Bay River College Admission Test (Wonderlic Test) minimum score required (310) on verbal skills exam, or
  • A Canadian Language Bench mark 5 or equivalent (TOFEL, IELTS)
  • Successful entrance interview with Bayriver College Administration
  • High school diploma and transcripts will be verified.

Mature Admission:

  • Minimum age requirement of 18 years or older.
  • Have been out of school for two years.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, or
  • High School Diploma equivalent will be from other provinces in Canada, or
  • Successful completion of the Bay River College Admission Test (Wonderlic Test), or
  • A Canadian Language Bench mark 5 or equivalent (TOFEL, IELTS)
  • Successful entrance interview with Bay River College Administration
  • High school diploma and transcripts will be verified.
  • Individuals 18 + / International students
  • Wonderlic (Placement testing) minimum score of 310 on verbal skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent (transcripts are to be verified)

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Financial

Canadian Students

  • Alberta Student Loan processing
  • Alberta Job Grant processing
  • Scholarships (Based on programs) 
  • For additional financial support resources, please contact us directly.

International Students

  • Scholarships (Based on programs)
  • Flexible fees
  • Boarding and accommodation guidance
  • Financial guidance
  • Contact our placement staff for specific details according to your country

What Our Students Say?

Professinal College. Professional studies. I like it.

Johnson P.

I studies at Bay River College. I like it.

Debby J.

Very cooperative instructor. Very friendly class. I like Bay river College

Simran Jaka

Industrial Acceptance

Canada's official job site reports that this profession is in high demand and the industry is in constant need of workers.

Graduates of this course are qualified to work in hospitals, retail pharmacies, industrial pharmaceutical labs, online pharmacies, and wholesalers.

Expected salary: $ 38,400 - $ 51,840 (Average salary: $24.26 / hr 

Canada Practicum support: Our placement team will help you with resume building and cover letter, as well as practicum and job placement.

What Our Students Say?

Professinal College. Professional studies. I like it.

Johnson P.

I studies at Bay River College. I like it.

Debby J.

Very cooperative instructor. Very friendly class. I like Bay river College

Simran Jaka