Language Skills for Pharmacy Technicians


Pharmacy technicians form part of a group of workers who provide services and assistance to health care professionals and other health care staff. The exercise below is designed to give you a more in-depth understanding of the role of the pharmacy technician. You will increase your vocabulary, especially the action verbs which will be useful to you in your job search.

In this section you will find three exercises – Understanding the Role of Pharmacy TechnicianParaphrasingMarketing Language – and the answer keys to them

If you want to learn more about this occupation, read our article or visit – you may search by occupation or by code, as well as by geographical location. The Ontario College of Pharmacists’ website describes the role of the pharmacy technician and provides valuable information on the skills (or competencies) required of someone who fulfils this role effectively.