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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam Prep.

If you’ve made the decision to become credentialed through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), you must first pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE). As this field continues to grow, so do the new opportunities.

At FVI School of Nursing and Technology (FVI), we offer a test prep course designed in line with the knowledge areas that will be tested on the exam. The course includes lessons to review the material tested and help you pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam. Students will also be taught test-taking strategies and techniques to increase their chances of passing the exam.

Pharmacy Technician Job Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Pharmacy Technicians is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.

The population is aging, and older people typically use more prescription medicines than younger people. Higher rates of chronic diseases such as diabetes among all age groups also will lead to increased demand for prescription medications.

What Can I Expect?

This course is designed to prepare the students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam. The course includes various electronic practice exams that mimic the certification exam format and exam requirements. Students will be presented with several test-taking strategies and techniques to increase their chances of passing the exam and gaining certification with a passing score. The Official PTCE blueprint is reviewed with the students as well as familiarity with the PTCB website.

To achieve PTCB Certification, candidates must satisfy the following eligibility requirements:

What Can I Expect?

This course is designed to prepare the students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam. The course includes various electronic practice exams that mimic the certification exam format and exam requirements. Students will be presented with several test-taking strategies and techniques to increase their chances of passing the exam and gaining certification with a passing score. The Official PTCE blueprint is reviewed with the students as well as familiarity with the PTCB website.

To achieve PTCB Certification, candidates must satisfy the following eligibility requirements:

Pharmacy Technician Job Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Pharmacy Technicians is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.

The population is aging, and older people typically use more prescription medicines than younger people. Higher rates of chronic diseases such as diabetes among all age groups also will lead to increased demand for prescription medications.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

Candidates must apply online for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) at www.ptcb.org.
The cost is $129. Candidates who successfully apply will be authorized to schedule an exam appointment.

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Interested in learning more about the Pharmacy Technician Program?

Below you can submit your information to schedule a career planning session where you will learn more about pharmacy technician careers, details about FVI’s Pharmacy Technician program and take a tour of one of our campuses. You’ll learn everything you need to know to about the program and the next steps to get started!

 

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