A question regarding becoming a tech

by Catherine
(Portland, ME, USA)

I am currently a Certified Pharmacy Technician in Portland, Maine. I am thinking very seriously of moving to Vancouver, BC, and would like to know what I need to do to become a licensed pharmacy technician in Canada. Also, would my PTCB certification be recognized in Canada or is their another exam I would need to take to become certified? Thanks for your help.

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Canada tech answer
by: David Shedd

There is a Canadian Tech Certification exam that you will have to take. There are eligibility requirements you will need to meet, as well as knowledge requirements also.

For a lot more information about becoming a pharmacy technician in Canada, please visit Pharmacy Tech Resources: Canada Pharmacy Technician.

The page at the link above also includes information about How Pharmacy works in Canada, Canadaian pharmacy tech's Earnings, and Prescription Insurance in Canada.

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