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Pharmacy Technician Training

Three schools in the Tri-Cities area have just what you need to prepare for a career as a Pharmacy Technician.  The CORE training takes place at Mission Valley ROP in Fremont; but here’s how the other schools in the area help:


#1 Fremont Adult School – Pharmacy Technician Preparatory Course

Students who pass all the requirements and assessments of this FREE course, including the final test, will meet the eligibility requirements for Mission Valley ROP Pharmacy Technology Course starting in September 2018.

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  • March 13, 2018 – June 5, 2018
  • Tuesday and Thursday 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • No Classes Tue 4/3 and Thu 4/5 – Spring Break
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  • When to take this course: BEFORE the CORE training at Mission Valley ROP
  • Contact: Yelena Zimon, 510-793-6465x29116

#2  Mission Valley ROP (Fremont) - Adult Pharmacy Technology Program 

The next course will begin in August 2018 to April 2019 (approximate)


Prerequisite: Must have a high school diploma or GED. Must pass the placement assessment with a score in reading and math at the 8.0 grade level. The preparatory course at Fremont Adult School will prepare you for this test.


  • Cost: $1650 per quarter (total cost of course is $3,500)
  • Total includes a non-refundable $200 deposit to guarantee your spot in the class upon completion of the prerequisite testing.
  • Additional costs: $300 for books, lab coat, and testing fee
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  • When to take this course: AFTER you have your high school diploma or GED and have a minimum of 8th grade reading and math skills.
  • Contact: Call MVROP at (510) 657-1865 or email Ms. Ha at:


#3 New Haven Adult School (Union City) – Pharmacy Technician Certification Board – Exam Prep

If you’ve already completed a CORE pharmacy technician training, or are already working as a retail clerk in pharmacy, and have not yet passed the board examination, this 3-day test prep class will help you prepare.

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