Pharmacy Technician

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What Does a Pharmacy Technician Do? How Can I Become One?

A pharmacy technician is a professional tasked with entering, filling, and selling prescription medications to patients. A pharmacy tech will work side by side with a licensed pharmacist who will verify all medications filled and consult with patients directly about their medications, as technicians are not licensed to give medical or pharmaceutical advice. Technicians may also be asked to perform basic pharmacy organization and management tasks, such as taking inventory, restocking shelves, performing general cleaning, etc.

Although a pharmacy technician does not require the same education and credentials as a doctor or pharmacist, there is still specialized training necessary to become a certified pharmacy technician in a competitive job market. Good pharmacy technician programs in NYC like the one offered by ABC Training Center will help you become familiar with dosage calculations, prescription terminology/shorthand, common drug names/uses, and more.

Get Expert Pharmacy Technician Training in NYC at ABC Training Center

As one of the best-rated pharmacy technician schools in NYC, we’ll prepare you to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board national certification exam. By seeking pharmacy technician certification in NYC, you’ll be able to start your job as a pharmacy tech at a higher pay rate than non-certified technicians. Plus, you’ll have a leg-up on the competition when it comes to getting the job.

The pharmacy tech school curriculum at ABC Training Center includes sections on drug regulation and control, pharmaceutical terminology, medication calculations, basic biopharmaceutics, routes and formulations, and personal standards training.

Key areas of instruction include:

  • Screening of prescription and medication orders
  • Calculations and dosage forms
  • Medication distribution
  • Personal interaction skills and responsibilities
  • Drug usage indications and possible side effects

Job Opportunities and More

Once you’ve completed the course and have been certified as a pharmacy technician, you’ll be able to work at any number of pharmacies across the nation. Graduates of our program have found work in hospitals, clinics, commercial drug stores, senior living communities, and more. Wherever you want to go, our friendly staff and knowledgeable instructors will help you get there.

ABC Training Center offers a number of exciting opportunities for our pharmacy tech students, including internships and job placement assistance. To learn more about how we can help you get started toward a lucrative career as a certified pharmacy technician in NYC, call us today at (718) 618-5589.


• 126 classroom hours, plus national certification exam •

Check out the Job Profile of a Pharmacy Tech

ABC Training Center is licensed by the New York State Department of Education.


Weekday Schedule (4 weeks)

Day Time
Monday through Friday 9 am – 4:30 pm

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