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Pharmacy Assistant

Diploma 36 weeks

The Pharmacy Assistant diploma program at CDI College offers job-ready training in the office and clerical and medical skills to support pharmacists.

BC Pharmacy Assistant Program

In the program, you'll learn about pharmacology, pharmaceutical calculations, medical terminology, communications, pharmacy industry software and computer programs, inventory, billing and administration, and customer service skills. 

After completing your courses - including first aid, CPR-C, and WHMIS training - you'll embark on a four-week practicum placement to gain work experience.

Upon graduation, you will receive a Pharmacy Assistant diploma and be prepared to work as crucial support to pharmacists and others in the pharmacy field.

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Campus Availability

This program is approved to be offered at the following campuses. Please contact the campus of your choosing for program availability.

  • Burnaby
  • Richmond
  • South Surrey
  • Surrey
  • Online

Delivery Mode

The program is approved to be delivered in the following methods.

  • In person (On Campus)
  • Distance (Online)
  • Combined

Classrooms have a lot of space and it's just like working in a pharmacy. I feel very welcomed and made some new friends. Teachers and staff are awesome.

Sandra T., Pharmacy Assistant Graduate
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