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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.

Summer 2016 Dates to Remember
September 2, 2016 Application Deadline
September 8, 2016 Full payment due for course ($1599)
September 12, 2016 Course begins

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 and may require items such as background checks or drug testing.

Financial assistance is available for those who are qualified to receive it.

  • Dates/Time: Monday and Wednesday, 6:00 P.M. - 10:00 PM. 
  • Location: The Thomas Center, 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 and is not eligible for Federal Pell grants or traditional State/local tuition assistance programs.

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For Additional Information

For more information, please contact Amanda Decker at or 540-857-6279.

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Location: Thomas Center - Ground Floor
Phone: 540-857-6076
Fax: 540-857-7386

Mailing Address:
3074 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015