Pharmacy Technician Training Program

Class starting September 4, 2021--Class meets

Saturday and Sunday 130pm-530pm for 9 weeks

Call or email for more information on tuition assistance or class information.

Phone: 540-622-6464


Upon the successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician Training Program, the student will receive a Certificate of Completion from Empowering Health Education (EHE). Graduates are then eligible to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE). Upon successful completion of the exam the student is a Certified Pharmacy Technician(CPhT), certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

Pharmacy Technicians work under the direction of a pharmacist. They may measure, mix, count, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders. Pharmacy Technicians may work in a retail pharmacy or a hospital pharmacy environment. The pharmacy technician’s position may also include administrative and bookkeeping tasks, inventory control, stocking shelves, and data entry. Pharmacy technicians are detail oriented. They often work in a fast-paced environment and need strong customer service skills.

Criteria for Admission:

  • Driver’s License or State ID

  • High School Graduate or equivalent

To achieve PTCB Certification, the student must satisfy the following:

  • Full disclosure of all criminal and State Board of Pharmacy registration or licensure actions

  • Compliance with all applicable PTCB Certification policies

  • Passing score on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam® (PTCE®)

Approved Training Program by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy.