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CENTENNIAL COLLEGE, TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1966Established Year
  41492Enrollment

Diploma (Pharmacy Technician)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 10,876 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

Check Detailed Fees

Program Description

  • Diploma in Pharmacy Technician at Centennial College is offered as a full-time basis for a duration of 2-year.
  • The college landed position 7th in the list of top ten Canadian Research Colleges, 2017.
  • Centennial College's Pharmacy Technician program offers a dynamic curriculum that is based on the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA) competencies.
  • The learner-centered environment fostered in the Pharmacy Technician courses will allow students to gain the scope of skills needed for the profession, including receiving, ordering and managing inventory, preparing, dispensing and compounding medications, interacting with patients and a variety of health care providers, and assisting in the provision of pharmaceutical care and pharmacy services.
  • Students will enjoy a mix of classroom and hands-on practical laboratory experiences at Centennial's Morningside Campus, which features three state-of-the-art labs that include community dispensing, institution/long-term care and sterile preparations.
  • This Pharmacy Technician program will help you to gain knowledge of pharmacology as well as aseptic technique, pharmaceutical calculations, compounding, inventory control, and community and institution dispensing skills.
  • Students will have the opportunity for three work experience placements.
  • The Employment rate of Centennial College is 80%.
  • The living cost range in Canada is 4,500 USD – 10,800 per year.
  • The average salary goes up to 72,891 USD after completing this program.
  • Students have career opportunities to work as a Community Pharmacy Technician, Institutional Pharmacy Technician, Long Term Care Pharmacy Technician.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration2 years
Fees$ 24,304 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttp://www.centennialcollege.ca/programs-courses/full-time/pharmacy-technician/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students required an Ontario Secondary Diploma (OSSD) or an OSSD Equivalency.
  • If students do not have an OSSD but are 19 years of age or older, they may be eligible to apply as a mature applicant.
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent.
  • Mathematics Grade 11 M or U or 12 C, or U, or equivalent.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Secured a minimum of 70% marks in one of these certificates: All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Intermediate Certificate, Indian School Certificate.
  • Completed grade 11 and grade 12 with 70% marks.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV: This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 01

Winter
Jan 25

Summer
Jun 01


Scores Required

80 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

51 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fee$10876$10876
Other fees$1276$1276
Total fees$12152$12152

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Food$ 3,600
Transportation$ 1,392
Housing$ 14,400

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students will need to apply for a valid Student Visa before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
  • The visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Before applying for the student visa, one must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
  • The cost of the Student Visa is 112 USD.
  • Student Visas are issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and application forms are available online or by paper.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity.
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
  • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
  • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
    • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD
    • Be registered at the University of Toronto as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
    • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
  • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
    • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD
    • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 UDS
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.

Career and Placement after Course

  • Community Pharmacy Technician
  • Institutional Pharmacy Technician
  • Long Term Care Pharmacy Technician


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