|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||2 years, includes 3 field placements|
|Tuition fee||CA$17,343 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$15,693), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
|Accommodation fee||CA$1,800 per month
The above fee is an estimated amount for for one month.
High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you did not complete two or more consecutive full years at a recognized secondary or post-secondary education institution in a school where English is the primary language of instruction and communication, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
After admission, but prior to attending each field placement, students are required to:
All of the above requirements must be in effect for the duration of each placement.
This program offers a dynamic curriculum based on the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) competencies.
A learner-centred environment will allow you to gain the scope of required skills, which will include receiving, ordering and managing inventory; preparing, dispensing and compounding medications; interacting with patients and health care providers; and assisting in the provision of pharmaceutical care and pharmacy services.
You’ll enjoy the classroom and hands-on practice in onsite state-of-the-art labs that include community dispensing, institution/long-term care and sterile preparations. You’ll also participate in three work experience placements.
Note: To practice as a pharmacy technician in Ontario, you’ll be required to complete the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada exam and register with the Ontario College of Pharmacists according to its licensing requirements.
The Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs has awarded the Pharmacy Technician program accreditation status for a five-year term (January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2023).
- Community Pharmacy Technician
- Institutional Pharmacy Technician
- Long Term Care Pharmacy Technician