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Westside Tech - Pharmacy technician training

Pharmacy technician training

General Info

  • Westside Tech, a division of Orange County Public Schools, is a vocational/technical school that provides job preparatory and academic programs.
  • Mission:
    The mission of Westside Tech is to offer quality programs and instruction consistent with current and emerging educational and labor needs.

The Program

Pharmacy Technician

  • Pharmacy Technician (and Pharmacy Technician/Distance Learning Online) prepares you students employment as a Registered Pharmacy Technician.
  • Training includes terminology, pharmacology, drugs, law, compounding, IV/chemotherapy preparation, packaging, records, processing prescriptions, purchasing/receiving/inventory systems, automation/computer applications, safety (first aid, CPR and AIDS) and customer service.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's (PTCB) National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination is recommended upon completion of the program.
  • Florida Board of Pharmacy Registration is required for employment as a Pharmacy Technician in Florida.
  • Program length
    1,050 hours and can be completed in one year, if attending on a full-time basis.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission Requirements:
    1. Be 16 years of age or older and withdrawn from high school,
    2. complete a registration form ($25 non-refundable fee),
    3. Submit a completed application for admission
    4. pay appropriate fee for a Florida Department of Law Enforcement Criminal Background Check,
    5. Complete applicable testing requirements,
    6. All applicants must provide proof of college degree AAS or higher or sit for the T.A.B.E (Test for Adult Basic Education) prior to admittance.
    7. All potential students must meet with the instructor prior to acceptance in to the program.


Accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Academic Degree

  • Exam preparation is available to students who complete program.


Westside Tech
955 East Story Road
Winter Garden, FL 34787

Voice +1.407.905.2000
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Added: Fri Jun 15 2012
Last Modified: Mon Feb 10 2014