Certified Pharmacy Technician

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Pharmacy Technician/Assistant. 510805


In this 68-hour course (48 hours of classroom/lab of clinical externship) students will become acquainted with the proper handling of medications under the supervision of a pharmacist and be taught how to adequately perform the primary job duties of a Pharmacy Technician. Pharmacy Technicians are sought-after professionals in pharmacies located in hospitals, commercial pharmacies, and other independent pharmacies. Students will learn how to prepare labels, establish and maintain patient profiles and prepare insurance forms. They will learn proper phone etiquette and customer service skills. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared and eligible to sit for the American Allied Health National Exam to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician.   


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Gateway Allied Health LLC

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based

Med Math calculation test, competent with giving IM injections.

Training Location(s)

174 Cornerstone Court Suite C, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

Local WIB

5030 - West Central

Name of Credential


Type of financial aid offered or have access to

We do not offer any financial aid at this time. We do offer a payment plan which allows the student to pay 50% down with the remainder due at midterm. We do have a referral program in place which allows a $50 tuition discount. We also have a $50 tuition discount for students who will be furthering their education by enrolling in a nursing program.  

Refund Policy

Please see attached file as it applied to all programs.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - American Allied Health

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$150.00 Text books

Testing/Exam Fees

$105.00 National Certification Exam through American Allied Health

Graduation Fees

$35.00 This fee is for the copying and laminating the Course Completion Certificate and also the National Certification Certificate. Cap & Gown fees.

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$185.00 CPR Certification-$60 Uniform-$75 Shoes-$50

Registration Fee


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$195.00 watch with a second hand, pulse oximeter, gauze, stethoscope, Band-Aids, needles, Coban, sample vials, syringes, tape.

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2052.00Pharmacy Technicians
$16.00 per hour
Required Certification: Yes & Basic Life Support - CPR

Provider Status



174 Cornerstone Court Suite C, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas 71913

Phone Number

(501) 521-2022

Web Address

Last Updated

Oct 20, 2023


Feb 19, 2022


Oct 20, 2024

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