CMTN Micro-credentials

Explore Health Careers

Explore the field of health and prepare for an education and career in the healthcare industry.

Upon completion of this micro-credential, work with a CMTN educational advisor to assist with your transition into a career program in Health Services

We have received funding from BC Government to run this as a pilot in the Winter 2021 semester. Tuition is $99.

Course delivery

Note that courses are offered in partnership with Ed2Go, CMTN's trusted partner in online Continuing Studies.

Requirements

To qualify for this micro-credential you must complete a minimum of 48 hours of course work:


Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician (Ed2Go)

Health care is a booming field these days, and pharmacy technicians are in high demand. In this course, you'll take a look at the many job settings and career paths open to you if you become a pharmacy technician. You'll master the skills you need to get an entry-level position as a pharmacy tech or clerk.

In addition, you'll learn about the important laws and regulations that govern pharmacies. You'll also hone your communication skills, learning how to handle customers courteously and efficiently. And finally, you'll explore the steps you can take to enhance your career prospects becoming a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). By the time you're done, you'll be prepared to start your career in this popular and rapidly-growing field.

Note: This course is designed to give you an introduction to the profession of pharmacy technician. It will not supply enough information to sit for the national exam. If your goal is to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), then upon completion of this introductory course, enrollment in the advanced course is recommended.

For more information about how ed2go courses work, please visit the Help tab on CMTN’s ed2go site.

Course number:
CEHLTH 262
Campuses offered:
  • Online
Price:
$175
Times:
Self-paced
Hours:
24
Register at:
the Register for Continuing Studies page. This course is offered online in partnership with ED2GO online.

Contact

For more information on micro-credentials at Coast Mountain College contact:

Meredith Findlay
Regional Program Assistant, Workforce Training
250.635.6511 Ext. 5217
mfindlay@coastmountaincollege.ca