Bremo Pharmacy Technician Preparatory Course

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Richmond VA Pharmacy Technician Class - Bremo Pharmacy - RVA

Work Smarter, Not Harder.

It’s not hard. You can have a new career as a Pharmacy Technician in as little as 14 weeks…

If you have just two hours per week for our PTCB-recognized pharmacy technician class, and 1-3 hours per week to study, our 14-week pharmacy technician course can give you the confidence needed to pass the national exam. We offer the best pharmacy technician class in RVA!

Bremo Pharmacy offers the best pharmacy technician certification prep class in Richmond, Virginia! Come join us in our spacious classroom in mid-town Richmond. Our classroom is located conveniently within walking distance of the RVA GRTC bus stop at Willow Lawn (bus 18 and 19).

Our February 2022 class will be offered as an online format.

Next session forming for our course:

  • Thursday, February 4, 2022 – May 6, 2022

 What You Will Get

Understand Pharmacy Career Paths

You begin the course learning a brief history of pharmacy and the technician. This includes subjects important to retail, hospital, industry, institutional, and all other fields of pharmacy technician practice. You will learn all about your roles and responsibilities as a technician in each field.

Learn the Specifics

You will learn key medical terminology, prescription components, routes of administration, drug information, pharmaceutics, drug interactions, and adverse drug reactions covered in the exams.

Understand the Legal Side of Pharmacy Work

Learn vital pharmacy law from across the U.S. and Virginia, including labeling requirements, controlled substances, compounding laws, and regulatory agencies like the Virginia board of Pharmacy, the FDA, and the DEA.

Master the Top 50 Drugs

You will learn the top 50 most common prescription drugs, their purpose of use, and their generic names so you can go to work confident.

Excellent Practice Tests

Your last two weeks of class include review, study tips, and practice tests designed to carry you through your exam.

Worry-Free Math Support

Four of your two-hour class sessions cover the math skills related to the pharmacy technician field. Don’t worry if you and math don’t get along: we’re there for you with extra tutoring sessions before each math class.


Bremo Pharmacy is a PTCB-Recognized Education/Training Program

Our course is an approved training program with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy, and has no prerequisites. Eligibility requirements for the exams are simple, and can be found at the link below:

National Exam (PTCB)

Simple Pricing and Registration

The total cost of the course includes:

Registration Fee (non-refundable) $100
Tuition $475
Books (non-refundable) $125
Total: $700

Full payment is required by the first day of class.  We are a certificate program, therefore financial aid is not available.

The two texts used include Morton’s The Pharmacy Technician and the Pharmacy Calculations workbook. 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at (804) 285-8055 ext 130.

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Bremo Pharmacies Business Office and Training Center
2002 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA 23230
804-285-8055 ext 130

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See What Our Students Think:

“I would like to take this time and commend the staff at Bremo Pharmacy on the Pharmacy Technician Training Course. You guys did a wonderful job of preparing us as students to sit for the exams. I have successfully passed the state and national exams.”

“I am just letting you know that I passed the Virginia Board of Pharmacy Exam. Thank you so much. I enjoyed the class. Wish I was still going on Thursdays to learn more!”

Additional Resources

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board

Find out more about the national exam.

Virginia Board of Pharmacy

Register as a technician, take a state practice test!

Virginia Board of Pharmacy

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