What are pharmacy technician certification requirements?

In order to obtain pharmacy technician certification, you have to go to a vocational certification program at a technical or vocational school. The pharmacy technician program typically takes about one year to complete. Once you graduate, you will be prepared for a job as a pharmacy technician. You also have the option to test for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. This is an exam that is optional, and it provides you with a certificate that says you are a Certified Pharmacy Technician. This increases the likelihood of getting hired, and it lets employers know that you know your job.