CVS Pharmacy Technician

​This partnership with CVS Health® and the Community College of Baltimore County prepares students to take the national Pharmacy Technician Certifying Board​ (PTCB) test and become Certified Pharmacy Technicians. Pharmacy Technicians assist pharmacists in hospitals or retail pharmacies, serving customers, processing insurance claims, maintaining inventory and filling prescriptions. 

TRAINING INCLUDES:
  • 14 weeks of classroom instruction.
  • 6 weeks of clinical on-the-job training.
  • Training in CVS programs and procedures, inventory management, prescription medication measurements.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Be 18 years of age and possess a HS Diploma or GED. 
  • Have the desire to work in a retail environment and the ability to provide excellent customer service to the public.
  • Have a 9th grade reading comprehension level and 9th grade math skills.  
  • Be detail oriented, be able to change from one task to another, and work accurately and quickly.
  • Have efficient computer, telephone and study skills.
  • Pass a drug screen and background check prior to the start of the program.
  • Be able to lift up to 30 pounds and bend, stoop, stand for long periods of time.  
  • Have close visual acuity.

Luke stands outside a CVS pharmacy, wearing a Pharmacy Tech uniform. 
  Luke was the first DORS consumer to successfully complete WTC's Pharmacy Tech training program; he works at the CVS store on Baltimore Annapolis Blvd.

The mock CVS store at WTC. 
Pharmacy Tech students complete some of the training at a mock CVS store and pharmacy at WTC.