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Pharmacy Technician Training in Redding, CA

If you aspire to a comprehensive support role in a pharmacy setting, you can serve patients behind the scenes and on the front lines of pharmacy care through our pharmacy technician certification training program in Redding, CA.

A community of learning

IOT’s pharmacy technician training at our Redding location immerses you in the hands-on aspects of your job role, from stocking, preparing and packaging medications, to understanding pharmacy law and applying pharmacy technology. Our highly experienced instructors and a strong peer network can reinforce your learning.

Training that transfers to your career

We want you to be able to step right into your job role with the skills and knowledge you need to be successful from day one. Besides real-world career education that bridges your classroom learning with your career, we always pay for your Pharmacy Certification Technician Board (PTCB) exam fee and provide a personal lab coat and any supplies you need in the cost of your program.

Where can I work?

As a graduate of our pharmacy technician program there are many opportunities to serve patient care, in areas such as:

  • Pharmacies and drugstores
  • Hospitals
  • General merchandise stores
  • Grocery stores
  • Ambulatory healthcare services

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Hours of Instruction/Program Length

This program is 860 hours and 47.5 quarter credit hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 40 weeks. An Independent Study component is included. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Get Started

If you’re looking for pharmacy tech training, California is where your search ends, at our Redding campus community where you can prepare to support a critical role in pharmacy care. Request information about our accelerated programs. We serve the Red Bluff, Millville, Shasta Lake, Redding & surrounding areas.

Campus Performance

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 63%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 69%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015 are included in this calculation. 5.9% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

Program Cost: $17,440.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 47.5 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $9,400.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $400.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 63%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 69%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015 are included in this calculation. 5.9% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 36%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides
+ Program Cost

Program Cost: $17,440.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 47.5 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $9,400.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $400.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

+ Program Performance

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 63%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 69%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015 are included in this calculation. 5.9% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 36%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

+ Occupational Outcomes

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides