About the program

The Pharmacy Technical Assistant program prepares you to work with a pharmacist in either a private pharmacy, community setting, or in a health care establishment. The main role of a pharmacy technical assistant is to help the pharmacist in issuing prescriptions, maintaining and updating patient files, as well as the sale of medications and pharmaceutical products.

Our teachers are industry experts and provide you with hands on training in a friendly environment. Our program blends theoretical learning with real world education, as well as training students on the latest computer based management programs. We work with you to make sure you successfully transition into a professional career.

Skills you will learn:

  • Preparing various forms of medication
  • Using specialized software programs
  • Preparing and filling prescriptions

A career in the pharmacy industry
The industry has a very high employment rate and our short 10 month program gives you a quick jumpstart on a career.



They have given me the professional skills that I need to take my career to the next level. I am currently employed at the Jewish General Hospital, and I can honestly say that they have the most knowledgeable team at PACC.



This program enriched my life in so many different ways that it would be impossible for me to list them all. The amazing teachers made the classroom a fun, productive environment, and a place where it was easy to learn. They made me feel like I belonged to a family.