Pharmacy Technician

The purpose of the Pharmacy Technician program is to prepare a student to successfully enter the workplace as a Pharmacy Technician and to be prepared with the academic standards and relevant technical knowledge to become state registered and nationally certified in this career field. Click here for additional program information.opens in a new window


1050, approximately 35 weeks

testing requirements

Basic Skills Assessment


LTC Main Campus

Starting Salaries

Vary, averaging from $34,006 to 43,296*
*Based on local industry information

Recent Employers of Graduates

  • Advent Health
  • Arnold Palmer Hospital
  • Bay Pharmacy
  • CVS Pharmacy
  • Health Plus Pharmacy
  • Mid Florida Primary Care
  • Mobile Vet 2 Pet
  • Orlando Health South Lake Hospital
  • Publix Pharmacy
  • Specialty: A Walgreen’s Company
  • St. Mary Pharmacy Compounding and Medical Supply
  • UF Health Leesburg Regional Medical Center
  • Walgreens Pharmacy
  • Walmart Specialty Pharmacy

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Starting Salaries

What you’ll learn

Pharmacy Technician Occupational Completion Points (OCP)

Pharmacy Technician Master Plan of Instruction – (PDFopens in a new windowopens in a new window & HTMLopens in a new windowopens in a new window)

  • Professional ethics and legal responsibilities
  • Recognize and respond to emergency situations
  • Blood borne diseases, including HIV/AIDS
  • Pharmaceutical abbreviations and terminology
  • Basic pharmaceutical chemistry and drug classification
  • Prepare and deliver medications

Our pharmacy technician program utilizes PioneerRXopens in a new windowopens in a new window software in our simulated retail pharmacy lab

OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse Length
AHSC0003Basic Healthcare Worker90 hrs
PTN0084Pharmacy Technician 1360 hrs
PTN0085Pharmacy Technician 2300 hrs
BPTN0086Pharmacy Technician 3300 hrs

Our numbers

Discover how Lake Technical College prepares students for the health industry.


Completion Rate*


Placement Rate*



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Data as reported to COE and is updated annually in December of each calendar year.
Placement calculation may exclude (if applicable) program completers that are awaiting exam results,
refused employment, continued post-secondary education, or may be otherwise unavailable for employment.

Pharmacy Tech School

Start your career as a Pharmacy Technician at Lake Technical College. Our expert instructors give you hands-on experience in preparation and delivery of medications, as well as the knowledge you need for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification.


Pharmacy Technician School Near Me

The Pharmacy Technician School at Lake Tech is one of the most highly regarded Pharmacy Technician Programs in Orlando and Central, FL. Our Pharmacy Tech School boasts a high completion rate. Call us at (352) 589-2250 or apply online to get started today.

Instructor / contact


Mel Terry, Healthcare Programs Coordinator


Phone Number: 352.589.2250, x1843
Additional Faculty: Amber Gamble

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