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CAD 19373

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 155

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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91

TOEFL

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50%

Min GPA

Program Overview

In this nationally accredited diploma program, you will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work in this fast-paced and highly respected occupation. This includes dispensing prescriptions, compounding medications, preparing sterile products, and providing patient care.

Students are more likely to be successful in this program if they:

  • Are detail-oriented
  • Have strong arithmetic skills
  • Can multi-task and problem-solve effectively
  • Have access to a computer with strong computer and typing skills
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Have good vision and manual dexterity and can stand and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Applicants are requested to review the job requirements listed below and assess their ability to fulfill the demands of the occupation of pharmacy technician.

As a pharmacy technician, you must be able to:

  • Work day, evening, and weekend shifts
  • Stand and sit for extended periods of time
  • Use your knees, back, and arms to move objects that weigh up to 10 kilograms
  • Have good manual dexterity and vision, which are essential for some tasks
  • Physically and emotionally manage workplace demands
  • Function effectively in stressful situations
  • Multi-task and problem-solve
  • Perform all skills independently
  • Work collaboratively with other health-care professionals
  • Communicate effectively in written and verbal form with patients, colleagues, and other health care professionals.

Practicum/Work Experience: This program includes two practicums totalling 320 hours.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 42

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 91.0  Minimum Listening - 21.0  Minimum Reading - 22.0  Minimum Writing - 25.0  Minimum Speaking - 23.0  

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):
    • English Language Arts:
      • 60% in English Language Arts 30-1
      • 70% in English Language Arts 30-2
      • 60% in ESLG 1860
      • 70% in ESLG 1898
    • Math:
      • 60% in Mathematics 30-1
      • 60% in Mathematics 30-2
    • Biology:
      • 60% in Biology 30
    • Chemistry:
      • 60% in Chemistry 30

6.5 IELTS Score
91 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
50% 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

19373

Tuition Fee
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CAD 155

Application Fee
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11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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