Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Program | Windsor Career College




Windsor + Toronto


40 Weeks




School of Healthcare

About the Program

Our Pharmacy Assistant program is designed to prepare students for a rewarding career as a Pharmacy Assistant .


A combination of instructor-led training with a 8 weeks of field placement designed to prepare students for a successful career in healthcare.


The Pharmacy Assistant Diploma program also includes a field placement in a pharmaceutical setting. Work under the supervision of a pharmacist or pharmacy technician and learn how to prepare, package, and store pharmaceuticals.

Hands-on Pharmacy Training

A pharmacy assistant’s responsibilities include filling orders under a pharmacist’s supervision, entering client information, identifying the correct mixture or breakdowns for prescriptions, and preparing and processing paperwork for orders.


Students also explore pharmacy computer systems software, hospital and community pharmacy practices and procedures, drug dosage calculations, and compounding labs. In addition, instructors with industry experience cover topics such as ethics, legislation, personal conduct, and workplace safety. CPR and First Aid also included in this program.


This program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.


Through your studies, you will develop the following skills and abilities to:


  • Receive and fill prescriptions
  • Prepare drugs
  • Maintain records and inventories of supplies
  • Clean and maintain equipment
  • Prepare and maintain equipment and supplies
  • Administer clerical duties

Your Career

As a graduate of the Pharmacy Assistant program at Windsor Career College, these are the types of employers waiting for you:


  • Medical offices
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Health and Wellness Centers
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Government facilities


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