Pharmacy Technician Certification Prep

Pharmacy Technician Training for Your Employees

Penn Foster’s online Pharmacy Technician Certification Preparation course prepares learners to take the PTCE and ExCPT exams by providing them with strategies, procedures, knowledge, and management skills needed to work effectively as entry-level pharmacy technicians.

  • The certification prep program covers essential pharmacy skills including laws and regulations, pharmacology, drug interactions, and compounding. Upon program completion, students will review and prepare for the PTCE.
  • Program includes engaging and interactive learning materials including a pill counting simulation to ensure your learners can apply what they learn to real-world tasks.
  • Learners will receive a voucher to cover the cost of the PTCE practice exam.
  • Includes wraparound learner support and access to instructors and coaches, ensuring your learners or employees successfully progress through training.
Self Paced
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Exam Preparation

Prepare your employees for the following certification exams:

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
  • Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) offered by the National Healthcareer Association

Pharmacy Technician Certification Prep Curriculum 

  • 30 exams
  • 12 courses 
  • 49.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Aligned with industry-recognized certification exams, Penn Foster's Pharmacy Technician Certification Prep Program covers essential skills including:

  • Communication and soft skills
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug classifications
  • Pharmacy law and regulations
  • Pharmaceutical math calculations
  • Sterile and nonsterile compounding
  • Basics of medication safety
  • Bill and reimbursement processes
  • Pharmacy management software
  • Certification review

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As the trusted training provider for leading employers, education providers, and job training organizations, Penn Foster designs and delivers digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers in America's fastest-growing fields and professions. 
How it works

Our Proven Training Model

High-quality, online skills training for your employees

Online Delivery

  • Digital platform allows for studying any time, anywhere  
  • Content is available via computer, mobile device, or tablet  
  • 24/7 access to online resource library and knowledge base   

Engaging Content

  • Programs include simulations, videos, and virtual demos   
  • Varied learning methods help cement application of concepts 
  • Real-time feedback enables efficient mastery of material 

Robust Support

  • Self-service tools and unlimited multi-channel support 
  • Live and recorded webinars hosted by our faculty 
  • Access to peer-to-peer community of learners  

Real World Credentials

  • Training programs focus on today’s in-demand job skills  
  • Content developed by professional leaders in the field  
  • Courses align to industry certifications and accreditation 

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