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CAD 14240

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 140

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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84

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The Pharmacy Technician Diploma has full accreditation status with the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) and prepares the graduates for the pharmacy examining board of Canada’s national certification exam. Registered Pharmacy Technicians have a broad work scope that includes responsibilities like performing final checks on prescriptions, receiving verbal orders from prescribers, compounding mixtures, preparing sterile products such as eye drop compounds, dispensing medications or intravenous mixtures. 

The program includes 350 lab hours at their state-of-the-art facility, integrates cutting-edge technology, emphasizes on hands-on training to produce competitive dispensary-ready graduates and teaches the students to prepare sterile products in authentic certified sterile production hoods and operate a PACMED® high-speed automated medication packager. All the students registered under this program have to write the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES) assessment in term one of their programs. 

Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 84 - With no score less than - 21
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 59
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 95.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s): 
    • Minimum 60% in Grade 12 Eng or equivalent
    • Minimum 60% in: Maths/Biology/Chemistry

6.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
84 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
95 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year

14240

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 140

Application Fee
(CAD)

12000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
(CAD)

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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions

Student Visa

When Should I Apply?

4 to 6 months

Bank Account?

No Need

Duration of visa

Course Duration + 3 Months

Time to Wait for Visa

35 Days

Appointment

Required

How can you apply

Cost and Expenses

Fee

Visa Fee

Minimum Funds

833 CAD, 917 CAD

Other Expenses

Medical Fee and more

Examination and Skills

Medical Examination

Required

Language Skills

Required

Work Permit

Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

Work Permit

Till valid study visa

Working Hours

20 hours/week

Documents Required

Study Permit

Social Insurance Number

Study Permit

Post Graduate Work Permit

The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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Application

Form or Online

Documents Required

List of Documents

When to Apply

First 3 months

How long does it take?

90 Days

Duration

3 Years

Fees

CAD 255

Scholarships

The college provides close to 300 bursaries, scholarships and awards to its meritorious students. The college offers financial need scholarships to students who face economic issues in the completion of their studies. To be eligible for the same, you will need proof of financial need, and you should be a student enrolled in a credit based program at Bow Valley. Mentioned below are a few of the many scholarships and awards made available for students at BVC:

  • Academic Excellence Scholarships
  • Al-Hasan Ahmad Memorial Bursary
  • Alan Laing Memorial Fund
  • Alberta Blue Cross Entrance Bursary
  • Financial Need Emergency Bursaries
  • Fran and Susan Award
  • Gloria L. Kauffman Bursary for Career Programs
  • Internationalization Award of Excellence
  • Legacy Builderd Endowment Scholarship
  • Linda Adams Memorial Award
  • Ron Nicholls Award
  • President's Award
  • Academic Achievement and Community Service Scholarship and many more.

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