Pharmacy Assistant

This class introduces students to the work of entry-level employees in a pharmacy and prepares students to enter an on-the-job training course for pharmacy technicians. Instruction covers drug regulation and control, pharmaceutical terminology, medications and their uses and applied math.

Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED.

Occupation Description

Greet customers, handle prescriptions, administrative tasks, provide customer service.

Careers Available

Clerk in a Retail Pharmacy

Entry-Level Salary

Minimum wage

Learning Objectives

Drug regulation and control, pharmaceutical terminology, medications and their uses and applied math.  

Recommended Courses and Skills

Strong math skills, accuracy

Helpful Personal Attributes

  • Customer Service,
  • team work,
  • dependability,
  • Pleasant, professional, and articulate phone voice
  • Punctual and reliable

Program Contact

West Campus Customer Service – 336.761.1002

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