West Virginia Pharmacy Technician Requirements

How to become a pharmacy technician in West Virginia

Pharmacy Technician Trainee:

  1. Complete a Pharmacy Technician Trainee Notification Form: fill out form
  2. Must complete 2,080 hours of on-the-job training within 2 years of registration

Pharmacy Technician:

  1. Be at least 18 years old
  2. High school diploma or equivalent
  3. Comply with ONE of the following:
    • National certification through PTCB or NHA and complete 20 hours of training under a pharmacist-in-charge
    • -OR-
    • Complete 2,080 hours as a pharmacy technician trainee and pass the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy Technician Examination
  4. Register with the Board: fill out application and pay registration fee

We make every effort to keep this information updated however for the most up-to-date information, check with your state board of pharmacy.

West Virginia Board of Pharmacy:

106 Capitol Street
Suite 100
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: (304) 558-0558 www.wvbop.com

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Pharmacy Technician Schools in West Virginia

The local schools listed below are for reference purposes only. Research schools and their accreditation before enrolling.

Monongalia County Technical Education Center

National College

Tri-State Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

West Virginia Junior College