Pharmacy Technician

Course Description

Our upcoming Pharmacy Technician class is a hybrid online and in-person class.  The majority of this class will take place online, however orientation, 1 lab day, and 1 pharmacy visit will all take place in person.  The Virginia Board of Pharmacy course consists of 60 hours of classroom instruction, which includes direct instruction, hands-on training in a lab, and pharmacy.  This course is designed to prepare students to assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients. 

Pharmacy Technicians can expect to:

  • Enter prescription orders
  • Help maintain inventories
  • Label and package prescriptions
  • Review medication history for patients
  • Assist with immunizations
  • Compound sterile preparations

Class Schedule:

August 31st: In-person orientation from 11 am – 3 pm at our school (The Sperryville Schoolhouse)

Class will meet online every Monday & Wednesday from 6 p.m – 7 p.m 

Lab day at Sperryville Schoolhouse: TBD

Pharmacy visit to Remington Drug: TBD

Tuition, Fees and Program Requirements

Tuition for the Pharmacy Technician program is $900.  Need-based scholarships are available to qualified Rappahannock County residents.  Residents of surrounding counties may be eligible for financial assistance from special funds. RappCE will work with each qualified applicant to identify resources for financial support. 

Your tuition includes all classroom materials including a textbook that you may keep after the conclusion of the class. Non-refundable application fee – $25. Exam Fees: Students have a choice between two different certification exams.  The PTCB exam fee is $129 and ExCPT (NHA exam) fee is $117.  Exam fees are not included as a part of your tuition.

Course Calendar

Next course begins in 2021 — check back soon for dates.

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