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  • Pharmacy Technician School

    Pharmacy Technician Training in Columbia, South Carolina

    Since April 2011, our Columbia college in the Midlands area has offered a Pharmacy Tech program that many students consider challenging, enjoyable and informative. It may also help open the door to a future in pharmacology.(1)

    Why should you enroll in our Columbia Pharmacy Technician school? Because our teachers are dedicated to helping you succeed, our program is fast-paced, our classes are hands-on, and our externship opportunities provide you with on-the-job training.(2)

    Call or request information to learn more about our Pharmacy Technician school in Columbia, SC. 

  • Columbia Pharmacy Tech Facilities and Equipment

    The Pharmacy Technician program at our Campus in Columbia, South Carolina, features modern classrooms and labs, with one lab dedicated expressly to Pharmacy Tech training. Students’ time in the lab begins early in the program.

    Our pharmacy students study and work with various tools of the trade, including the following: 

    • Computers
    • Label makers
    • Hot plates, beakers, and stirring rods
    • Thermometers
    • Scales and weigh boats
    • Measuring cups
    • And much more

    They also work with a variety of solutions like these in their hands-on lab projects, as they learn how to formulate various pharmaceutical solutions and compounds: 

    • Cocoa butter
    • Almond oil
    • Lavender oil
    • Beeswax
    • Shea butter
    • Vitamin E

    Learn more about the hands-on training in our Pharmacy Technician diploma program >>>> 

    Community and In-Class Activities at our Midlands Pharmacy Technician School

    In-class activities are plentiful at our Columbia Campus. If you’re anything like our current students, the compounding classes will stand out, and creating lip balm will be one of your favorite lab projects. You may also enjoy a variety of other hands-on activities like preparing IV bags and reconstituting powders.

    Our Campus in Columbia has set up externship sites at several locations including local Target stores and the Free Medical Clinic.(2)

    Our program has also featured guest speakers from a local CVS Pharmacy, and an outside representative has even helped our students practice their job interviewing skills.

    Learn more about our Columbia, SC, college >>>> 

    Columbia, SC, Pharmacy Tech Instructors

    The instructors in our Pharmacy Technician school in Columbia have more than 18 years of combined experience in retail, mail-order, hospital, and even nuclear pharmacy, and they are committed to providing the focused training you need to move closer to your future in the pharmacy tech field.(1)

    Each member of our teaching group has earned his or her: 

    • Associate’s degree.
    • National PTCB certification.
    • South Carolina state pharmacy technician registration.
    • Nuclear medical technologist licensure.

    Our instructors enjoy sharing their knowledge and seeing their students succeed.

    Here’s your chance to pursue your dream of a possible future as a pharmacy technician in the Midlands region! For more details, call or visit Remington College in Columbia, South Carolina – today.

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    (1)Employment upon graduation is not guaranteed. Additional requirements for licensure and/or certification may apply.
    (2)Must meet minimum GPA requirements to qualify for externship.

    The Dallas and Columbia Pharmacy Technician diploma programs have programmatic accreditation from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) The ASHP is a nationally recognized non-profit pharmacy association that has been accrediting pharmacy technician training programs since 1983. The group says this about its rigorous accreditation process: "Accreditation shows that you have undergone a peer review process and offer a didactic, laboratory, and experiential training program that meets contemporary employment needs and is the absolute highest in quality for the public's safety. It shows you are committed to excellence."

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    607 Bush River Road
    Columbia, SC 29210

    For directions, a complete list of program offerings, and details about the campus faculty, staff, and facilities, click the link below.