To work as a pharmacy technician in Georgia, you have to be licensed by the state Board of Pharmacy (link to license application is at the bottom). A formal educaton is not required by the state board, but some training will halep in passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam and will also help improve your credibility. Below is a summary of the official requirements to become licensed pharmacy tech in the state of Georgia.
Submit the $100 application fee;
Must be least 17 years old;
Must be enrolled in high school, has a high school diploma or has a GED;
Obtain a criminal history background check through the Cogent Systems/GAPS at a GAPS location;
If currently employed in a pharmacy, submit the license number of the pharmacy where the applicant is employed; and
If certified, submit a copy of Pharmacy Technician Certification Board certificate.
Even though a formal education is not required it advisable that aspirant role in some certification program to prepare them for the challenges ahead.
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