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-1- PHARMACY TECHNICIAN REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN is an individual who, under the direct supervision and control of a pharmacist, performs packaging, manipulative, repetitive, or other non-discretionary tasks related to the processing of a prescription in a licensed pharmacy, but excludes all functions restricted to a registered pharmacist. To work as a pharmacy technician in California, you must possess and keep current a registration as a pharmacy technician. Effective January 1, 2004, experience as a pharmacy clerk or pharmacy technician can no longer be used to qualify for registration as a pharmacy technician in California. HOW TO APPLY TO BECOME A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN To be considered complete, your application must include: 1. FEES: A check or money order in the amount of $50, made payable to the Board of Pharmacy . This is a non-refundable fee. If you reside outside California, see Fingerprint Instructions on next page for additional fees required. 2. APPLICATION: A pharmacy technician application (17A-5). The application must be completed in its entirety-- with all questions answered. Failure to do so will delay processing and may result in the application being returned without processing. A 2” x 2” photo must be taped to the front of the application. 3. QUALIFYING METHOD SUBSTANTIATION: A. If you are qualifying by one of the following methods, the Affidavit of Completion of Coursework or Graduation portion of the application must be completed by the university, college, school or course provider. ± An Associate degree in pharmacy technology ± Completion of a training course accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP); ± Any other course that provides a minimum of 240 hours instruction as specified in section 1793.6 (c) of Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations. ± Graduation from a school of pharmacy accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE). B. If you are qualifying by training provided by a branch of the federal armed services, you must submit the original or a certified true copy of your DD214 with your application. ( A certified true copy is a copy that has been certified or notarized as a true copy) C. If you are certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), you must submit a certified true copy of your PTCB certificate with your application . ( A certified true copy is a copy that has been certified or notarized as a true copy) California State Board of Pharmacy STATE AND CONSUMER SERVICES AGENCY 1625 N. Market Blvd, Suite N219, Sacramento, CA 95834 DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS Phone (916) 574-7900 ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, GOVERNOR Fax (916) 574-8618 www.pharmacy.ca.gov
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-2- 4. FINGERPRINT SUBMISSION (See "Fingerprint Requirements"): A copy of Request for Live Scan Service Form verifying that your fingerprints have been scanned and all applicable fees paid.
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