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Pharmacy Technician Training Program

Are you interested in a promising career in the high-demand healthcare field?

This January, we are offering a Free Training program to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician with a guaranteed externship placement at one of participating externship partners: Boston Children’s Hospital, CVS, South Shore Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, and Walgreens. Upon successful completion of the program and externship, JVS will assist you in getting a job in the Boston area in the retail or hospital sector.

Program Overview:

  • Dates: April 22 – July 12, 2019
  • Length of Training: 12 weeks, full-time
  • This is not a paid training program; it is a FREE program
  • Students will prepare to pass the National Pharmacy Technician Training Eam: PTCE

Students will build an understanding of the responsibilities required of a Pharmacy Technician and will take classes in:

  • Pharmacy Mathematics
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacy Law
  • Pharmacy Basics
  • Professional Communication
  • Professional Development

Job Placement:

JVS provides individualized job placement services with a retail or hospital employer upon successful completion of the training program with a 100% placement rate every program cycle, for the past 3 years.


  • Fluent or Strong English skills
  • Must have a desire to work as a Pharmacy Technician for a retail or hospital location in Boston
  • HS Diploma or equivalent required, and must be 18+ years
  • All applicants will be required to participate in a CORI, background and drug screening
  • Potential candidates must commit to attend all classes and externship shifts
  • Be a good listener who is also detail oriented
  • Eager to seek growth opportunities and have a strong work ethic

How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates must attend an information session in order to apply for the program.
  • Information sessions take place every Tuesday at 10am at JVS’s main office (75 Federal St, 3rd floor, Boston, MA).
  • Click here to find an upcoming information session.
  • We recommend completing registration form (click on the Register Now button below) as your first step in the registration process. 
    (Note: you may attend an info session regardless of whether you have submitted the registration form).


For more information, please contact: traininginfo@jvs-boston.org