Modesto Junior College Workforce Development has scheduled a “Why Should You Become a Pharmacy Technician?” information meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. in Sierra Hall, room 137, on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto. The meeting is free and open to the public, and campus parking is $2 without a permit.
The training program prepares students for an entry-level position as a licensed technician for a retail or hospital pharmacy. The next training program begins March 7, 2017 and is designed to be completed in 10 to 12 months. The cost of the course is $6,363 which includes all textbooks, lab coat, background check, drug screening, insurance, BLS certification, National PTCB exam fees, and National Pharmacy Tech Association membership fees.
The information meeting will review new prerequisites and current admission requirements, which include passing a math exam, meeting a reading requirement and submitting an application packet.
Additional program information is available online at http://www.mjc.edu/instruction/teched/workforcedev/pharmacy_technician. Questions may be directed to Martha Rice at (209) 575-7889 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and community members are invited to RSVP to her using this same contact information because seating is limited.