The Diploma in Pharmacy Technician (Dip. PT) is a Two -year applied diploma, which equips graduates with advanced knowledge and skills to practice as Pharmacy Technicians in various pharmacy practice settings, including hospitals, clinics and community pharmacies. Pharmacy Technicians, under the supervision of the pharmacist, dispense medication to patients, take part in drug distribution, prepare sterile and non-sterile compounds, bill third party insurer and maintain inventories of medications. In the program, student gain hands on experiential learning through applied activities and an in-the field work placement. Graduates of the Dip. PT program are eligible for entrance into the third year of the Bachelor of Applied Science in Pharmacy Technology (B.A.Sc. PT) program.