Pharmacy Technician



Who is the licensing body responsible for Pharmacy Technicians in Alberta?

The Alberta College of Pharmacy (ACP) is responsible for the registration of Pharmacy Technicians. Under Alberta's Health Professions Act and Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians Profession Regulation, registration with the Alberta College of Pharmacists (ACP) is mandatory if you meet identified competency requirements and provide professional services directly to the public. Registered members, who are authorized by the College, provide restricted activities specified in the Regulation. Only registered members may call themselves Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Technologists, Dispensary Technicians or Dispensary Technologists.

What are the registration requirements for internationally educated Pharmacy Technicians?

Detailed instructions are available on the Alberta College of Pharmacy website under Technicians.

What supports are available to support internationally educated health professionals to integrate into the Canadian labour force?

Directions for Immigrants, Clear Communication for Health Professionals 

Developed for health care professionals, Clear Communication for Health Professionals is a facilitated study group that focuses on the essence of effective communication in a health care setting. Participants will learn more about Canadian workplace culture, developing effective listening skills and other techniques designed to help you succeed in the workplace. Please visit the Job Success Groups tab on the Study Groups page.

What information resources are available for Pharmacy Technicians in Alberta?

Alberta College of Pharmacy

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