Pharmacy Technician

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1 year
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Pharmacy Technicians – or pharmacy techs – assist licensed pharmacists dispense prescription medication.

Most Pharmacy technicians work in pharmacies you can find grocery or drug stories or in hospitals. They are responsible for working with customers to record information, count and measure medications, and package and label prescriptions.

Pharmacy technicians are also responsible for answering calls from customers and interacting with visitors. Becoming a pharmacy technician requires a high-school diploma and additional training or an associate degree.