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A Pharmacy Assistant is a healthcare professional who supports Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians in running a pharmacy by helping ensure safe and accurate medication dispensing. They work in various settings, such as hospitals, retail pharmacies, and long-term care facilities.

56 weeks

1020 hours

What You Will Learn

Our Program

At Alberta Paramount College, we provide a top-tier education designed to prepare students for successful careers. Our Pharmacy Assistant program undergoes rigorous review and validation by seasoned pharmacists, including those who manage their own pharmacies. This ensures that you receive an education recognized and valued by employers.


Our comprehensive 56 week Pharmacy Assistant program covers an extensive range of topics, from pharmaceutical terminology to drug classifications and medication administration. You will gain practical, hands-on experience that allows you to apply your knowledge in real-world settings.

Moreover, we offer comprehensive training on Kroll software, one of Canada's most widely used pharmacy systems. Our program includes hands-on experience in our well-equipped college lab and remote access for practice from home. Proficiency in Kroll software significantly boosts employability, opening doors to job opportunities in pharmacies across Canada, particularly in Alberta.

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