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Your Career Prescription: Pharmacy Technician Training

by on February 19th, 2018 in Uncategorized

If you’re looking to break into the world of healthcare, you might consider becoming a pharmacy technician. Pharmacy technicians are essential to every pharmacy. They work along with pharmacists to fill prescriptions, organize drug inventory, and work to meet patients healthcare need.

A local pharmacy is not the only place you could work as a pharmacy technician. Licensed pharmacy technicians are needed in hospitals, clinics, government offices, and pharmaceutical research companies. These unique opportunities not only allow you to work within the healthcare industry but also give you a glimpse into a variety career options.

So, what will you gain by going through a training program?

  1. Real World Experience – Students in our program are eligible for an externship program. This allows you to put your newly learned skills to work in an actual pharmacy while you are still in training. This experience will offer the chance to complement your education with real-life circumstances.
  2. Increase Career Options – Taking a certification course can increase your options of being hired at specialized pharmacies. Certain states may also require certification to be eligible for employment.
  3. Advancement Opportunities – Formal training will help you work your way up the ladder, with pay that mirrors your knowledge and expertise in the field.
  4. Short Time Commitment – Sometimes you don’t have the ability to go to a two- or four-year program to further your career. The pharmacy technician program at Ayers Career College can be completed in 36 weeks to get you on the road to employment as soon as possible.

Starting your career as a pharmacy technician is simpler than it may seem. You will see that Ayers’ program will prepare you for a lifelong career that you can be passionate about.

If you think  a career in the healthcare industry is right for you, call us today to learn more about becoming a certified pharmacy technician! 1-800-317-0131


This article was originally written and published in 2010 and has been updated according to 2018 industry standards. 

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