Workforce Training

Pharmacy Technician

Variety of types of medications

The Pharmacy Technician  works with licensed pharmacists to prepare and dispense prescription medications and medical devices to patients and give instructions on their use. They can be found working in pharmacies at hospitals, grocery, and drug stores. 

To become an entry level Pharmacy Technician in Idaho you will complete 81 hours of classroon time and 32 hours of clinical time during this course.  You will learn the basic functions needed to become an entry level Pharmacy Technician.  You will learn to read prescriptions, work with IV admixtures, learn basic abbreviations, know Federal laws and understand drug classifications.

Student are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent.  A strong understanding of basic math skills is  required at a high school algebra level or above.

Upon successful completion of this course you are eligible to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) examination.

For dates/times/costs of classes see our Class Schedule.

LCSC Workforce Training

North Lewiston Training Center
1920 3rd Avenue North
Lewiston, Idaho 83501

Phone:  208-792-2388
Toll Free:  800-879-0452
Fax:  208-792-2680


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