Information for SPT Preceptors

To be eligible to serve as a preceptor for SPT, pharmacy technicians or pharmacists must meet the SPT Preceptor Criteria and practise in a setting that meets the SPT Practice Site Criteria.

SPT Preceptor Training

For first time preceptors, please complete this program. It is currently offered at no charge by the university.

University of Western Ontario – Preceptor Education Program

You are required to complete all the modules listed for the program. You may find it helpful to complete one or more of the remaining unlisted modules in the program.

You are not required to complete the above preceptor training if you have completed the preceptor training for one of the following programs:

  • University of Toronto, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy – Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) rotations
  • University of Waterloo, School of Pharmacy – Fourth-year direct patient care rotations

ALL potential preceptors must also complete the Ontario College of Pharmacists modules:

Once you have completed the above training requirements, please complete the Declaration of Preceptor Training and send the completed form to Email:

Your preceptor validity will be updated within five business days, and a confirmation email will be sent to you.

Once you are a valid OCP preceptor, your name will appear on a list that may be requested by:

  • Pharmacy technician applicants searching for a SPT preceptor

If you wish to have your name removed from the preceptor list sent to these applicants, please e-mail your request to

Please refer to the main SPT and Login to Training Portal pages for additional information.

If you wish to supervise more than one SPT pharmacy technician applicant (PTA) at a time, please e-mail A registration advisor will follow up with you and assess your request on a case-by-case basis.