Pharmacy Technician Training Program Directory
McFatter Vocational Technical Center
6500 Nova Drive
Davie, FL 33317
Code: FL-03
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Program Director: William J Shaheen, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Phone: (754) 321-5700
Fax: (754) 321-5820
Technician Program Description
Program Information(hours: contact/credit)
    Didactic course work: 590
    Laboratory course work: 170
    Experiential training: 290
    Lecture class size: 24
    Laboratory class size: 24
    Spaces per entering class: 24
    Starting date(s): August
    Interview required : yes
    Class Scheduling: full-time, day
    Flexible scheduling allowed: no
    Tuition costs: $1,469
    Book/Supply costs: $288
    Application deadline(s) : None--as long as space is available.
    Liability insurance: $12
    Uniform costs: varies
Special Program Features:
Students have a full support system available including: financial aid, academic assistance and guidance counselors. A fully equipped media center including computers with internet capability is also available, as is assistance from the media specialist. The Pharmacy Technician laboratory is a fully equipped state-of-the-art laboratory allowing for hands-on skill development.
Acceptance Requirements:
Student entrance requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and satisfactory scores on the Academic Profile Examination, followed by a personal interview with a counselor and/or instructor.
General Location Training Sites:
Broward County, Florida
Special Requirements:
Immunization; negative TB, tetanus booster; MMR; Hepatitis B (or declination); first aid and CPR; accident insurance; drug screening; and security check. Will vary by agency.
Academic Degree:
Experiential Training
Number and Types of Experiential Training Sites
    Community pharmacy: 11+
    Hospital: 17
    Mail order: 1
    Managed care: 2