Pharmacy Technician

SCC Advanced-Level Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program

The Advanced-Level Pharmacy Technician Program prepares graduates to perform essential functions in various areas of pharmacy practice including retail, hospital, long-term care, home-health care, physician office pharmacies and specialized areas of pharmacy. The program provides employers with a competent technician to assist the pharmacist within their scope of practice and to perform necessary unsupervised daily tasks including basic to extensive medication preparation, dosage calculations, compounding, IV admixture patient information maintenance, inventory and quality control.

Students in a pharmacy lab and in local pharmacies build proficiency in pharmacy processes and procedures such as procuring, manipulating, and preparing drugs for dispensing.

The Advanced-Level Pharmacy Technician Program is nationally accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Graduates are eligible to apply for state certification after completing 1,000 work hours and passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam given by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

Important Program Information

Verified Credentials (PDF)
Notice of Completion (PDF)
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Pass Rate Summary(PDF)

Information and Program Overview

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  1. Advanced Pharmacy Technician Certificate


Pharmacy Technician

Contact Info

Pharmacy Technician
Carol Blanton, Program Director

Phone: (864) 592-4242

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