Department of Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician students practice measuring out prescriptions in the lab

Experienced instructors in the Pharmacy Technician Certificate program prepare students for employment as assistants in community and hospital pharmacies. 

Program Spotlight

The seven-month Pharmacy Technician Certificate program prepares students for employment as assistants with the necessary technical and clerical skills required in community and hospital pharmacies.


Courses for the Pharmacy Technician Assistant program cover a range of topics, like pharmacy equipment, prescription processing, record keeping, pharmaceutical products, compounding, sterile product handling and more.


Lisa Kraft

Associate Dean
Office: Lab Building 245D
Campus: Kelowna
Phone: 250-762-5445 ext. 4961

I have been a registered nurse since 1991 and worked in a variety of settings. Initially, I taught in the OUC HCA program from 1992-2001 before leaving to pursue a variety of other nursing jobs before returning to Okanagan College in 2012 to teach in the BSN program. In 2015, I shifted into an administrative role as an Associate Dean in the Science, Technology and Health portfolio.

RN Diploma, Cariboo College


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