Be A Retail Pharmacy Assistant

Westervelt College’s Retail Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Program helps to fast-track you into becoming an important member of the pharmacy team. Our program provides you with the necessary skills and career-focused training needed to work as in retail pharmacies, home healthcare facilities, long-term facilities, public health services and more!

Program Highlights

  • Focused courses in Pharmacology, prescription calculations, compounding solutions, dosage forms, patient compliance, prescription language and more
  • Modules on CPR & Safety, Retail Pharmacy Services, Computer Skills and Anatomy & Physiology
  • A six-week Community Practicum allows you to work alongside professionals in the field, giving you valuable experience, insight and confidence
  • And much more!

You’ll get assistance with promoting your new skills, writing a resume and cover letter and developing your job search and interviewing skills. You’ll also receive ongoing post-graduation support from our Graduate Employment Services Department and access to the Westervelt Employer Network.

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Be Career Ready In 6 Months!

Use our online form to learn more about our Retail Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Program. We’ll give you more information on the admissions procedure, financing options, field-related work placements and more. With flexible start dates, you can start the program as soon as you’re ready. Why wait? Let Westervelt College put you on the career path doing something you love!

Southwestern Ontario Employers Who Hire Westervelt Graduates


After receiving my training at Westervelt, I turned my focus to my career search. Within two weeks of graduating I received numerous calls from employers in London. At one point, there were two companies competing with job offers for me!

Melissa W.