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You can become a pharmacy technician in the U.S. with little or no formal training. However, these steps are commonly preferred:
Aside from the required education, training, registration and certification, there are some characteristics of a successful pharmacy technician, which include:
Continued education is the best way to advance your career as a pharmacy technician. Certification opportunities are available to become trained in specialty areas, such as nuclear pharmacy. Depending on the company that a pharmacy technician works for, there could also be opportunities to move into a supervisory role.