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Certificate in Community Pharmacy Assistant Conestoga College - Doon Campus Conestoga College - Doon Campus, Canada

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CAD 14163

Annual Tuition Fee

*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 100

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12 months


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Program Overview

Community Pharmacy Assistants are important members of the intraprofessional health care team, working with Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists, and engaging directly with patients. Pharmacy Assistants work in community pharmacies, both chain and independent, long-term care, and specialized compounding pharmacies. If you are interested in health care, with a desire to assist patients who require a range of pharmacy services, then the Community Pharmacy Assistant program may be a perfect fit for you. This one-year Ontario College Certificate is a fully-integrated program including medical conditions and medications, professional practice, and inventory management. Through a combination of theory, practical laboratories and a work experience placement, graduates are prepared to practice as Community Pharmacy Assistants as they receive, order and manage inventory, assist with compounding and dispensing, and provide general assistance with the delivery of pharmacy services.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 35 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0  Minimum Listening - 5.5  Minimum Reading - 5.5  Minimum Writing - 5.5  Minimum Speaking - 6.5  
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 53

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):
    • Grade 12 English (C or U)
    • Grade 11 or 12 Biology (C or U), or equivalent
    • Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry (C or U), or equivalent
    • Grade 11 Math, (C or U)

6 IELTS Score
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
65% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

CAD 100

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11000 Per year

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