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West Valley Occupational Center Division of Adult and Career Education | Los Angeles Unified School District

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Pharmacy Technician



This course is designed to prepare students for employment in a pharmaceutical setting.  The class consists of theory and clinical preparation to include: medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmaceutical settings, duties and responsibilities of a Pharmacy Technician, pharmaceutical terms, abbreviations and symbols, metric and apothecary systems, drug requirements, record-keeping, dispensing prescriptions, knowledge of manufacturing, and packaging and labeling of drug products. 

Cost of Tuition: FREE
Estimated Cost of Materials: TBA
Pharmacy Technician Program Prerequisites:
  • 10.0 Reading and 10.0 Math 
    • Per the CASAS GOALS Test
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency
  • No criminal record
  • Basic “C” CPR Certificate
  • TB clearance and physical exam