Some pharmacy technicians are required to complete formal education programs, while others obtain certificates by training at work. Some employers require pharmacy technicians to pass the licensure exams. In this discussion, we will focus on pharmacology technicians as a basic course required in completing pharmacy technology education.
The minimum requirement for one to work as a pharmacy technician is a high school diploma, with many technicians receiving on-the-job training. However, some employers would prefer their technicians to have finished a formal education program in pharmacy technology. The program can be completed in 1-2 years.
Pharmacy technology is a biotechnological course designed to familiarize students with the practices, concepts and terminology used in work settings.