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bachelor

Degree

Pharmacy Technician Diploma

bachelor

Degree

Pharmacy Technician Diploma

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $18,535 CAD

  • Application fee

    $150 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Highlights
Practicum

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 31-May-2023 2023-05-31

Overview

Pharmacy Technician Diploma

This program is accredited by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) - Current Status: 5-year accreditation (2017-2022). 

It prepares the graduate to become a Registered Pharmacy Technician (RPhT) following graduation and successful completion of the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) certification process and the Alberta College of Pharmacy (ACP) registration process. 

RDP has been educating Pharmacy Technicians since 1976 and graduates are highly sought after by employers. 

This diploma program is delivered over five academic terms.

Program outcomes are designed to enable a successful transition to the role of the Pharmacy Technician, assisting students to:

  • Communicate effectively and respectfully to build positive relationships through verbal, nonverbal, written, and technological means with patients, co-workers, and other healthcare providers.
  • Practice in a legal, ethical and professional manner demonstrating conduct that meets the expectations of members of society and the profession.
  • Accurately manage and perform technical and distributive tasks expected of a pharmacy technician.
  • Build collaborative relationships within the pharmacy and health care teams to optimize patient safety and meet patient health care needs and improve health outcomes.
  • Perform job-related tasks in a safe and effective manner that ensures quality and patient safety while using professional judgment as to which tasks can be performed independently or in collaboration with a pharmacist.
  • Maintain, enhance and share knowledge, skills, and attitude through self-reflective practice, use of available learning resources, networking, and self-directed learning to continue to be a lifelong learner.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$23,055

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,912
Accommodation 1 bed room $4,520
Tuition 1 person $18,535

Hourly wage

Min wage

15 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

7
6.5
listening
6.5
writing
6.5
speaking
6.5
reading

TOEFL

91
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

-
listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Academic background and requirement

High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 50% in each course with an overall average of 60% in:

  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 20
  • ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2
  • Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2

Career opportunities

  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Pharmacist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Healthcare Science Assistant
  • Dispensing Optician

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