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Get hands-on training to become a Pharmacy Assistant Professional!

Advance Your Career! Get the job-ready skills you need to start an in-demand career

As a Pharmacy Assistant, you work alongside pharmacists and other health care providers to support the needs of patients.

Get the hands-on training you need to succeed – compounding, pharmacy calculations, community and institutional pharmacy procedures, and more.

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Become a Pharmacy Assistant

As a skilled Pharmacy Assistant, you perform a variety of duties such as filling prescription orders, helping customers , updating drug and doctor information in pharmacy computer systems. To be successful in the role, you must also have administrative and communication skills.

Our program balances primary medical and pharmaceutical knowledge including pharmacy procedures, health and ethics with the administrative and communication skills you need to excel in this busy client-facing position.

What You Could Earn:
Up to $56,350
Program Duration:
43 weeks
Practicum Duration:
7 weeks

* Information Source: www.jobbank.gc.ca/trend-analysis. Salary data provided is an estimate, and is intended for reference purposes only.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program are qualified to work retail, institutional and long-term care pharmacies, and hospitals:

  • Retail Pharmacy Assistant
  • Hospital Pharmacy Assistant
  • Central Fill Dispensary Assistant
  • Pharmaceutical Business Development Assistant
  • Pharmacy Administrative Professional

What to Expect

The Pharmacy Assistant program provides you with a foundation in pharmaceutical sciences, as well as the administrative and industry-specific computer skills required to succeed in this career.

Industry-experienced instructors will provide a combination of theoretical learning and hands-on laboratory practice tosupport you to become an integral member of a pharmacy team. Your courses include:

  • Health & Ethics
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Pharmacology 1
  • Pharmacology 2
  • Pharmacy Calculations
  • Community Pharmacy Procedures
  • Institutional Pharmacy Procedures
  • Compounding
  • Pharmaceutical Software - Kroll
  • Digital Literacy
  • Becoming a Master Student
  • Communications & Interpersonal Skills
  • Microsoft Word
  • Career Management
  • Practicum – hands-on job experience with an employer

When you graduate, you will be job-ready with experience in your field. Your program includes a 7-week practical work experience in a retail, institutional and long-term care pharmacy.

Graduating students also receive a full range of professional Career Services covering resume & marketing materials preparation, interview skills, and job search techniques.

personality assessment

Find out what your personality is like and discover your traits, worries & concerns about taking the next step to study at school towards a new and rewarding career. This quick and easy assessment will provide you with some insight into what to focus on and what you might need to watch out for to best prepare you for your new career and school goals!

Financial Assistance

One of the best lifetime investments you can make is investing in your own education. Once earned, your Diploma can never be taken away and it will provide benefits for decades … first to develop a career field, earn more and then continue improve career opportunities over the rest of your working years.

Sundance College believes lack of funds should not prevent you from getting your education. To support our students’ success, Sundance provides financial expertise and guidance to help students secure needed funding to come to school. We want you to get that brighter future!

There are many funding sources available to students. Sundance College will assist you in understanding which solutions are best for you and provide you with the confidence and peace of mind to start down your new career path today.

Canada-Provincial Student Loans, Grants & Scholarships

All Sundance College programs are provincially licensed/accredited and eligible for government Student Aid funding.


In many cases, this is the best option for students. The federal government has two programs that can help you fund your education. In addition, each province has its own financial assistance program. The type and amount of assistance provided usually varies depending on your individual circumstances. For example, more funds are usually made available to those supporting dependents.

Personal Student Loans & Lines Of Credit

If you have maxed out government-aid options or do not qualify, you may get the money you need from a bank or family. Our Student Financial Advisors will go over all options with you and assist you in completing an application for whichever funding option you choose.

Bonus: Sundance Scholarships

In keeping with our Mission to support students' success, Sundance College offers scholarships to our students. Your Admissions Advisor will go over the options available to you during your Confidential Interview

frequently asked questions

Why We Are Better

Our programs are not oversubscribed which sees only top students survive. Instead, our aim is to support success for all students.

how to apply?

It’s easy! To start the application process, simply fill up above form!

Why choose Sundance College?

We work to continuously enhance our programs and processes to provide the best value, environment and experience for our students from enrollment to graduation. Sundance programs are designed to support students with job-ready skills needed by today’s employers.

do you offer financial aid?

Yes, we offer Grants, Loans and Private Student Loans. Check for more info on our financial-aid page.

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Campus Locations

Winnipeg
310 Broadway,
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 1L6
Calgary
128G 28 Street SE
Calgary, AB
T2A 6J9
Edmonton
2nd Floor, 10115 100a St NW,
Edmonton, AB,
T5J 2W2