International Pharmacy Technician Bridging Program

Council has approved the National Pharmacy Technician Bridging Education Program combined with the Orientation to the Canadian Health Care System, Culture and Context course as the bridging education to assist international pharmacy technician applicants gain the knowledge, skills and abilities required to meet the Canadian entry-to-practice standards for pharmacy technicians.

All international pharmacy technician applicants who did not pass Parts I and II of the PEBC Qualifying Exam for pharmacy technicians on their first attempt must successfully complete this bridging education before they may register as a pharmacy technician.

The online National Pharmacy Technician Bridging Education Program is offered by Selkirk College on behalf of the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA).

The online Orientation course is offered by the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto.