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Pharmacy Assistant

Diploma 36 weeks

The Pharmacy Assistant diploma program at CDI College offers job-ready training in the office, clerical, and medical skills to provide the essential support to 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 - which include training in first aid, CPR-C, and WHMIS - 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 start working as key 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

  • Burnaby
  • Richmond
  • South Surrey
  • Surrey
  • Vancouver

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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