Virginia Western Workforce Solutions

Licensure, Credentialing & Intensive Training Programs

Pharmacy Technician Program


Upon successful completion graduates will be eligible to apply for registration as a Pharmacy Technician in Virginia and be prepared to take the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam.

Fall 2014 Dates to Remember:

August 15, 2014 Application Deadline
August 22, 2014 Admission Decision Date
September 3, 2014 Full Payment due for course ($1599) *
September 8, 2014 Course begins

*see the Virginia Western refund policy included in application package, PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PAYMENT & REFUND POLICY for more information.


Students must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.

Students must be computer literate and have access to a computer with Internet access, an email address, and printing capabilities. Students must take the Placement Tests at the Learning Center in Brown Library. While no specific limits are prescribed by this program, students are advised that the State and National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board and many employers will have restrictions and limits.


  • Dates/Time: Monday and Wednesday, 6:00 P.M. - 10:00 PM. 
  • Location: Anderson Hall, on the Main Campus of Virginia Western Community College
  • Cost: $1,599 includes all books, materials and instructions for the class. This is a non-credit program are not eligible for Federal Pell grants or traditional State/local tuition assistance programs.

To Register

If interested, download the application package (below) that includes complete information about the application process or call (540) 857-6076 to have one mailed to you!