Connecticut

The Connecticut Commission on Pharmacy requires that if there are more than 3 Pharmacy Technicians per Pharmacist, at least 1 of those 3 must be certified by the PTCB. In certain circumstances, at least 1 of 2 technicians must be PTCB Certified. Therefore, most employers will require that you are certified through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). After you prepare for and pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE), you must register with the Connecticut Commission on Pharmacy by submitting the application and application fee.

Connecticut Pharmacy Technician Average Salary: $14.10/hr

Connecticut State Specific Requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Pass the PTCB Exam
  • Submit an application to the Department of Consumer Protection and $100 license fee to State Treasurer

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED
  • You must have not been convicted of any felonies or drug related misdemeanors
  • Study for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE)
  • Complete the application process at PTCB.org and include, as part of the application process, pay the exam fee of $129

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Continuing Education Requirements:

  • Obtain 20 hours of Continuing Education (CE) during 2 year re-certification cycle
  • 1 hour must be in Pharmacy Law, 1 hour must be in Patient Safety
  • All Continuing Education must be Tech-Specific
  • The PTCB Re-certification Fee is $40 and is payable to the PTCB every 2 years