Pharmacy Assistant

This class introduces students to the work of entry-level employees in a retail 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.

Contact Michael Glontz at 336-757-3701 or mglontz@forsythtech.edu to see if you qualify and to schedule your scholarship orientation.  Or complete and submit the form below.

Contact Us


 

Occupation Description

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

Additional Information

Pharmacy Assistant Technical Standards

 

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 – 336.734.7023