Study Group Description:

The Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada Qualifying Examination Part I Multiple Choice Question (PEBC QEI MCQ) study group focuses on assisting internationally educated pharmacists to review the competencies as outlined in the PEBC Qualifying Examination Blueprint through a question and answer format and review with a facilitator.

* Dates and delivery mode of the study group may be subject to change. Registered participants will be notified and updates will be posted on our webpage.

Licensing Body/Provincial Body:
  • Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC)
  • Alberta College of Pharmacy (ACP)

Co-facilitated by a career coach and a licensed pharmacist


No cost for eligible clients accepted into the group

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Be an internationally educated pharmacist
  • Have registered for an upcoming PEBC QEI (MCQ) exam and provide proof
  • Write and pass an assessment test
  • Complete a study group assessment with a career coach
  • Be ready, willing and able to commit to the attendance rules
  • Be ready, willing and able to study the required hours per week
  • Be approved by a career coach/facilitator/coordinator

Delivery Method:


  • Please note participants will require access to a laptop or PC and high speed internet suitable for audio and video streaming for online delivery.
Required Textbook(s):

Compendium of Therapeutic Choices (CTC), Canadian Pharmacists Association (most recent edition)

Compendium of Therapeutics for Minor Ailments (CTMA), Canadian Pharmacist Association (most recent edition)


August 10 - October 26, 2023 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)* 


9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Number of Sessions:


What are the steps to find out if you can join the PEBC QEI (MCQ) study group?
  1. Call Directions for Immigrants at 403-770-5155 and make an appointment to meet with a career coach
  2. Complete your online registration form
  3. Attend your appointment to determine your eligibility
  4. Write and pass an assessment test
  5. Complete a study group assessment with your career coach
  6. Develop an action plan with your career coach if accepted to the study group

Please note there are limited number of seats available. To ensure a seat clients should complete the eligibility process as early as possible.