Pharmacy Technician Training Program

Equipment, drugs, and pharmacists associated with pharmacies

Registered Pharmacy Technician Online Training at CCI Training Center

Fast-Track Vocational Training to Become a Certified Pharmacy Technician

Considering a new career?
CCI Training Center’s Online Pharmacy Technician Vocational Training program is a great place to start. No prior experience is necessary.
Our pharmacy technician training program gives you the education, tools, and resources you need to pursue a successful career.
CCI Training Center’s vocational program allows you to train to become a pharmacy technician in as little as 6 months!
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What Courses does the Pharmacy Technician Training program has to offer?

The Pharmacy Technician Training Program consists of the following courses which are all offered in a 100% online format.
Students will write letters, create forms, and format documents in Microsoft Word. This course will also include creating and formatting spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel. Included in the course will be printing documents, performing basic research on the Internet and effectively using the tools available.
Emphasis is placed on the relationship between body structure and function and the procedures common to health care. Students should be able to identify body system components and functions relating this knowledge to the delivery of health care.
Students learn the laws and regulations associated with pharmacy; the details of communitybased and health-system based operations; inventory management; and introduction to compounding and preparation of sterile products. The students will learn to read prescriptions in the community pharmacy and medication orders in the hospital pharmacy environment.
This also includes reading, interpreting, and solving calculations problems encountered in the preparation and distribution of drugs, conversion of measurements with the apothecary and metric systems with emphasis on the metric systems of weights and volume. The course includes students’ ability to use percentage, dilutions and concentration, mill equivalents, units, intravenous flow rates, as well as solving dosage problems.
Also about their role in the management of disease. The course provides information regarding drug dosages, side effects, interactions, toxicities and incompatibilities. Students will learn the administration of drugs to pediatric, neonatal and geriatric patients. This background allows student to make informed decisions when assisting the pharmacist in dispensing drugs thus enabling the technician to play an active role in avoiding errors.
This also includes pharmacy operations and workflow, and pharmacy management. In addition, this course provides information regarding over-the counter medications and complementary medicine. Students will learn about alternative therapies and herbal remedies.
They will also learn about hospital orders, and communication with nursing staff. This course discusses advanced and specialized pharmacy technician opportunities. Students will learn institutional pharmacy operations, management, and workflow.
This also includes government managed insurance programs. Pharmacy billing and inventory management will also be discussed. Students will learn about formulary drugs, generic versus trade name drugs, and drug utilization evaluation.
The review course will cover PTCB’s 9 knowledge domains areas for pharmacy technicians. The student’s skills will be assessed in both pre-and post subject matter evaluations. Testing tips, time competency, and skills testing are included.
Upon successful completion of all academic courses in the student’s Allied Health program, the student participates in an Externship at an approved facility. The Externship enables students to work in the medical environment and apply the principles and practices learned in the classroom. Externs work under the direct supervision of qualified personnel in participating facilities and under the supervision of a person with appropriate instructor credentials.
Students will learn resume writing, interviewing, networking, effective communication, manage time effectively, and use of internet-based websites in the job search. One on one mock interview will be conducted.

Why Choose our Online Pharmacy Technician Training Program?

100% Online Programs

The Pharmacy Technician Training program is offered in a 100% online format structured to allow students with family, work, and/or other responsibilities the opportunity to get the necessary career training to pursue a successful pharmacy career.

National Accreditation

Accredited by
ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training) and PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board)

Expert Instructors

CCI Training Center’s online pharmacy technician certification program is led by expert instructors who have real-life work experience in the field. They prepare the students with the skills they need for professional work settings and prepare them well to get certified.

Small Class Size

Small class sizes of our online pharmacy technician program enable students to work collaboratively with classmates and gain hands-on experience under the supervision of qualified, experienced instructors who also provide remote support for online course work.

Weekly Live Lectures

Our online pharmacy technician certification program is a 100% online program that includes weekly live lectures by our experienced teachers. The lectures provide an opportunity to the students to discuss and better prepare for their certifications.

Career Planning

CCI Training Center helps students through the entire process, including career assessment, interview preparation, resume assistance, interviewing assistance, and career advancement planning. Your Admissions Program Coordinator is always available to you as a resource before, during, and after your journey at CCI Training Center.

Lifelong Employment Assistance

We keep reaching out to you during the program, and you’ll have monthly check-ins throughout your time at CCI. After graduation – CCI graduates are always welcome to contact us for continued employment assistance. We’ll keep your resume on file and help connect you with new opportunities in your field.

Financial Aid

CCI Training Center offers several financial aid options (Pell grants and low-interest loans) that can help you fund your career training including Federal Financial Aid, Scholarships & Texas Workforce (WIOA) Funding.

Mostly Online

This Medical Assistant program is offered in almost 70% online format structured to allow students with family, work, and/or other responsibilities the opportunity to get the necessary career training to pursue a successful Medical Assistant career. Only the clinical hands-on lab sessions are required to be attended on campus in Arlington, Texas.

National Accreditation

Accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training) and PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board)

Expert Instructors

CCI Training Center’s Medical Assistant with Limited Radiology certification program is led by expert instructors who have real-life work experience in the field. They empower the students with the skills they need for professional work settings and prepare them well to get certified.

Small Class Size

Small class sizes of our Medical Assistant program enable students to work collaboratively with classmates under the supervision of qualified, experienced instructors who also provide remote support for online course work.

Equipped Medical Lab

CCI Training Center has a highly equipped Medical Laboratory at our Arlington, Texas campus. The lab is used for clinical classes for our healthcare hybrid programs.

Hands-on Experience

CCI Training Center’s Medical Assistant with Limited Radiology program provides flexibility, hands-on experience, and collaboration with classmates, all under the supervision of experienced instructors who provide support for all coursework.

Weekly Live Lectures

Our Medical Assistant certification program is an almost 70% online program that includes weekly live lectures by our experienced teachers. The lectures provide an opportunity to the students to discuss and better prepare for their certifications.

Career Planning

CCI Training Center helps students through the entire process, including career assessment, interview preparation, resume assistance, interviewing assistance, and career advancement planning. Your Admissions Program Coordinator is always available to you as a resource before, during, and after your journey at CCI Training Center.

Lifelong Employment Assistance

We keep reaching out to you during the program, and you’ll have monthly check-ins throughout your time at CCI. After graduation – CCI graduates are always welcome to contact us for continued employment assistance. We’ll keep your resume on file and help connect you with new opportunities in your field.

Financial Aid

CCI Training Center offers several financial aid options (Pell grants and low-interest loans) that can help you fund your career training including Federal Financial Aid, Scholarships & Texas Workforce (WIOA) Funding.

100% Online Programs

The Pharmacy Technician Training program is offered in a 100% online format structured to allow students with family, work, and/or other responsibilities the opportunity to get the necessary career training to pursue a successful pharmacy career.

National Accreditation

Accredited by
ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training) and PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board)

Expert Instructors

CCI Training Center’s online pharmacy technician certification program is led by expert instructors who have real-life work experience in the field. They prepare the students with the skills they need for professional work settings and prepare them well to get certified.

Small Class Size

Small class sizes of our online pharmacy technician program enable students to work collaboratively with classmates and gain hands-on experience under the supervision of qualified, experienced instructors who also provide remote support for online course work. 

Weekly Live Lectures

Our online pharmacy technician certification program is a 100% online program that includes weekly live lectures by our experienced teachers. The lectures provide an opportunity to the students to discuss and better prepare for their certifications.

Career Planning

CCI Training Center helps students through the entire process, including career assessment, interview preparation, resume assistance, interviewing assistance, and career advancement planning. Your Admissions Program Coordinator is always available to you as a resource before, during, and after your journey at CCI Training Center.

Lifelong Employment Assistance

We keep reaching out to you during the program, and you’ll have monthly check-ins throughout your time at CCI. After graduation – CCI graduates are always welcome to contact us for continued employment assistance. We’ll keep your resume on file and help connect you with new opportunities in your field.

Financial Aid

CCI Training Center offers several financial aid options (Pell grants and low-interest loans) that can help you fund your career training including Federal Financial Aid, Scholarships & Texas Workforce (WIOA) Funding.

What Our Students Say About Our Pharmacy Technician Training Program

We strive to offer the best online pharmacy technician training program. See for yourself what our students have to say about their experience learning online in this program.
“CCI taught me what I needed to know to be ready to go out into the field as a Pharmacy Technician. Well CCl pharmacy technician program made me interested in joining it because it was something quick and available at first i was looking for a job like a quick job but at the workforce center they had called me to the desk my caseworker he called me to the desk and he advertised to me that they had this program so I checked it out and it was convenient it was a well-paying trade job which was something I was looking for my experience…“
Dawaylus, Graduate,
Pharmacy Technician Training Program
“I just graduated from the pharmacy texas program it was great i had a lot of fun here the experience was amazing the instructors really helped me understand and i was able to actually talk about the things that i learned here in my interview and it gave me the edge to get the job well i’ve actually already started working at cvs s i’m excited where that takes me it’s a fun experience and i would definitely…”
Miaga, Graduate,
Pharmacy Technician Training Program

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Frequently Asked Questions

Becoming a pharmacy technician requires earning a high school diploma or GED, and most states require the successful completion of a pharmacy technician exam. Completion of a formal training program such as the Certified Pharmacy Technician program offered at CCI is often a pre-requisite. 

Yes. The Pharmacy Technician Certification Program is a 100% online program you can take from anywhere in the United States.

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    Yes, the Pharmacy Technician Training program at CCI Training Center is a 100% online and led by an Instructor which means you can start working towards a new career as Pharmacy Technician from the comforts of your home.
    The need for Pharmacy Technicians is extremely high. And, with pharmacies now located in supermarkets, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and other locations, there are more job opportunities than ever before.
    CCI Training Center pharmacy technician students gain the knowledge required to:
    • Operate the equipment used in the preparation of prescription medicines, including capsules, creams, solutions, and coloring/flavoring.
    • Learn how to properly handle supplies such as needles, fillers, and syringes.
    • Process prescription requests from patients and doctors’ offices.
    • Measure medication amounts accurately.
    • Package and label prescriptions for patients, hospital staff, doctors, etc.
    • Establish and maintain records relating to patients’ prescriptions.
    • Take payments for prescriptions and process insurance claims.
    • Assist with the pharmacy’s inventory.
    • Participate in an externship that is designed to help students put their skills to the test in a real-world work environment and build a network of valuable contacts.
    • Sit for pharmacy technician certification exams.
    There is work for pharmacy technicians in a variety of settings. You can find them at your local retail pharmacy, of course, but there are also pharmacy technician roles in:
    • Compounding pharmacies
    • Mail-order pharmacies
    • Public and private hospitals
    • Nursing homes
    • Mental health facilities
    • Prison medical centers
    • Military medical facilities
    The many different places you can work means that no matter where you are, there is likely a need for a pharmacy technician, and not only in the normal places you might think of.
    Pharmacy technicians need to have a variety of skills, including the ability to memorize and learn medication names, strong attention to detail, strong customer services skills, and an understanding of the technology used by pharmacists. Pharmacy technicians need to be very reliable.

    Computer Fundamentals: Students will receive introductory training in business computer fundamentals, including how to use Microsoft Word to write letters, create forms, and format documents, how to print documents, conduct basic Internet research, and effectively use various Microsoft browser tools. Students also learn the fundamentals of creating and formatting spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel.

    Computers in the Pharmacy: Students learn and practice using a common pharmacy management software application. In addition, students will practice entering patient information, prescriptions, nursing home data, running reports, tracking inventory, and label printing and application.
    Education and career training is one of the most valuable investments you can make, and it can help you pursue a new career. CCI Training Center understands this, so we offer several financial aid options that can help you fund your career training. These options include federal financial aid (Pell grants and low-interest loans). A dedicated representative from our Financial Aid department will assist you in determining all options available and help design a Financial Plan that works for you. Exit counseling for student borrowers is also completed with each graduate
    At CCI pharmacy tech school, our pharmacy tech online certification program takes as little as 25 weeks of online pharmacy tech training classes.

    What Is The Next Step?

    Are you interested in learning more? It all starts with a simple conversation with one of our friendly and helpful Admissions Coordinators.
    We want to learn more about your career goals, answer any questions you have, and help set you on the path toward success

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