Pharmacy Technician

The Division of Continuing Education at Beaufort County Community College is proud to offer the Pharmacy Technician Certification Training.  This course is designed to prepare students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam and enter the pharmacy field as a Pharmacy Technician I. Course material includes medical terminology specific to pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn how to calculate dosages, intravenous flow rates as well as compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement procedures.

Course Length:
76 hours

Cost of Class:
Hybrid class requires an additional $5 technology fee

Additional Class Cost:
Textbook: The Pharmacy Technician, 6th Edition
Workbook:The Pharmacy Technician Workbook and Certification Review, 6th Edition
Pharmacy Calculations, 5th Edition
Three-Ring Binder Notebook (2 in.)
Notebook Paper
Campus Bookstore is located in Building 5. Books and prices are subject to change without notice.

Financial Assistance:
Financial assistance may be available through your local NCWorks Center (formerly known as Job Link). There are also scholarships available through State Employees Credit Union, Golden Leaf, and the BCCC Foundation. Please click on the Financial Assistance link for more information.

Class Schedule:
Section #26831
Jan. 9-April 5, Mon & Wed
First night is 6-10pm, all other dates are 6-9pm
76 hours
Fee:  $180
BCCC8 826

Section #26835
Jan. 9-April 24
Online seated dates include Jan. 9 from 6-10pm, Feb. 6 from 6-9pm, Feb. 8 from 6-9pm, March 6 from 6-9pm, April 24 from 6-9pm
Fee:  $185
76 hours
BCCC Hyde Co. Davis Center in Engelhard, NC

For more information, please contact:
Jackie Butcher
Director of Healthcare Programs
Beaufort County Community College, Building 8, Room 810
Phone: 252-940-6263