Our Pharmacy Assistant Program is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to work in a variety of pharmacy settings (hospital, community, retail). Learn pharmacy fundamentals, the relevant laws, communication skills, prescriptions, math skills, business management and employment strategies. This pharmacy program reflects the current trends and practices in pharmacy assisting in Canada and uses an interprofessional, collaborative, client/customer-focused approach. Current research and best practices provide the foundation for learning.
Once you have completed all the requirements of this program, you can request to receive a certificate. Program graduates may wish to pursue bridging into a pharmacy technician program.
Core Courses (Six)
This must be completed first:
Completion order for these is only limited by course prerequisites:
- PHAR 9018 Business for Pharmacy AssistantsOnline
- PHAR 9015 Communication for Pharmacy AssistantsOnline
- PHAR 9017 Math for Pharmacy AssistantsOnline
- PHAR 9016 Pharmacy PrescriptionsOnline
This must be completed last (after all other core courses):
Contact the Continuing Education Community & Health Services department at 416-415-5000, ext. 2126, or at email@example.com.