Increase your chances of Express-Entry and Immigrate Job-Ready to Canada.

Pharmacy Assistant Diploma

Duration: 38 Weeks 

Your first step to immigrate to Canada trough the Express Entry program.

Did you know? In November 2022, Pharmacy Assistants worldwide became eligible to seek permanent residency in Canada through the Federal Skilled Worker program within the Express Entry system.

Holding a Pharmacy Assistant Diploma is the initial requirement for the application. Why not to take a leading program that will make you arrive job-ready in Canada?

A successful program in Canada, now, available online in your country.

Every year, the Pharmacy Assistant Diploma program by Sundance College opens the doors for numerous students to join the Canadian job market.

Initiate today your path towards achieving your immigration objectives and becoming fully prepared for employment upon your arrival in Canada.

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our Pharmacy Assistant students


Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a solid grasp of health ethics and regulatory compliance within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Exhibit a sound understanding of human anatomy and physiology, enabling them to comprehend the biological basis of drug interactions and effects.
  • Illustrate a comprehensive knowledge of pharmacology, including drug classifications, mechanisms of action, and potential side effects.
  • Apply pharmaceutical calculations accurately and efficiently to ensure proper dosing and medication management.
  • Execute essential pharmacy procedures precisely, encompassing prescription processing, inventory management, and patient interaction.
  • Understand the principles of compounding medications, ensuring specialized formulations’ safe and effective preparation.
  • Navigate and utilize pharmaceutical software, specifically the Kroll system, to manage prescription records and patient information.
  • Cultivate effective communication skills to interact professionally with patients, healthcare providers, and fellow colleagues.
  • Gain proficiency in using Microsoft platforms for documentation, communication, and data management.

Course Outline: 

1 Health and Ethics:

  • Pharmaceutical regulations and standards
  • Patient confidentiality and privacy
  • Professional conduct and responsibilities

2 Anatomy and Physiology:

  • Structure and function of major body systems
  • Relevance of anatomy and physiology in pharmacy practice

3 Pharmacology:

  • Drug classifications and categories
  • Drug interactions and adverse effects
  • Therapeutic uses and mechanisms of action

4 Pharmaceutical Calculations:

  • Dosage calculations and conversions
  • Prescription interpretation and accuracy

5 Pharmacy Procedures:

  • Prescription processing and dispensing
  • Medication inventory management
  • Patient counseling and education

6 Compounding:

  • Basics of pharmaceutical compounding
  • Techniques and safety protocols

7 Pharmaceutical Software – Kroll:

  • Introduction to Kroll pharmacy software
  • Prescription and patient management

8 Communications:

  • Effective communication with patients and healthcare professionals
  • Conflict resolution and patient-centered care

9 Microsoft Platforms:

  • Utilizing Microsoft tools for documentation and communication

Students will be assessed through assignments, quizzes, and examinations throughout the course.


A certificate of completion will be awarded to students who successfully fulfill all course requirements.


High school diploma or equivalent. Proficiency in the English language. Proficiency exam not required.


"I’ve been with Sundance for a few months now online. I’m digging it, very professional, and good use of work. I’m doing Pharmacy Assistant online instead of in class. I strongly suggest looking into these courses. Very affordable, good work, and great teachers!"
Randee Lee
Pharmacy Assistant Student
"I am an international student, and I must say I am impressed of how Sundance online program has been well-structured. Well-built online programs and videos, and very easy to learn. I highly recommend any international student to study with Sundance College."
Frank Asare
Pharmacy Assistant Student
"Very well satisfied with the workload, and I didn’t have to move away from home to take my online course. Overall, I’m excited for my future career after my studies. Thanks Sundance College, you opened many doors for my discovery of my future."
Martina Herman
Pharmacy Assistant Student

About Sundance College

Our Mission: Supporting Student Success

At Sundance College Global, our mission is to support student success for all students. We aim to create and maintain a positive supportive learning culture, where students feel supported with clear and current material, instruction and processes.

Canadian-Based Education 

A Canadian-based and headquartered institution, Sundance Global programs are designed to meet employer requirements in Canada.

Industry-Experienced Instructors 

All of our instructors have direct industry experience with employers in Canada, and students graduate with recognized Canadian credentials, many of which meet the standards required for accelerated entry into Canada.

Transferable Module Credits

All module credits are transferable. They may be used to complete all applicable Sundance College Diploma Programs.

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Everything depends on your experience, location, industry, and the job market itself. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of May 2020, pharmacy aides (which includes pharmacy assistants) can make a salary of up to $39,460.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of pharmacy aides (which includes pharmacy assistants) is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, which is about as fast as the average for all occupations. The demand for prescription medications is expected to increase as the population ages, which will lead to more job opportunities for pharmacy assistants. Additionally, as the healthcare industry continues to grow, there will be a need for more support personnel, including pharmacy assistants, to help ensure that patients receive the medications and care they need.

Online learning is user-centric. Students can study at their own pace, repeat assessments, and take breaks when needed. This helps students to balance their work, education, and family without feeling overwhelmed.

Online learning is accessible. Students only need a space to work with a connection to the internet. Anyone can turn their home into a classroom with Online Learning!

Online learning costs less. NeoCanada doesn’t have classrooms, so we can charge less for the exact same learning materials that are used in Canadian Colleges and Universities. Students also save money because they don’t have to pay for transportation between the classroom and their residences.

‘Four in five Canadian post-secondary students feel the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed their expectations of a higher education experience and want a tertiary education that matches their digital lifestyle, finds new poll research by KPMG in Canada.’

Absolutely! NeoCanada is always open; you can access your course materials in the morning, afternoon, or nighttime. This helps you schedule your learning in ways that work best for you, ensuring that you have the time to complete your studies.

Canada is known for its educational excellence. This is why Canada is one of the top education destinations in the world, with over 620,000 international students enrolled.

Canadian education is recognized and highly valued around the world; employers know that it’s an accomplishment to receive a credential from a Canadian Institution.

Graduates from Canadian post-secondary institutions have higher employability rates, making them more competitive in the job market both domestically and globally.

Diplomas focus on a distinct discipline and are intended to give students a practical education to develop greater knowledge. Graduates of Diploma Programs have proven themselves to be capable individuals and are highly valuable to employers.

  • Diplomas are comprised of 4-7 MicroDiplomas

MicroDiplomas are a section of a Diploma. They are intended for students who want to upgrade their skills or get a comprehensive education in a new subject.

  • MicroDiplomas are comprised of 2-4 courses.

Modules provide students with knowledge of a single subject and are an excellent way for students to try out online education and learn something new.

You get all the benefits of a Canadian education without the travel, lodging, or time spent away from home that traditional in-person Canadian schools incur on foreign learners. You can remain in your country with your friends, family, and support networks without interrupting your current job or lifestyle. 

NeoCanada provides educational services designed to assist students in improving their qualifications and credentials for potential immigration to Canada. Our courses are designed to educate and equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to find employment once you arrive in Canada, but we do not guarantee any specific immigration outcomes.

NeoCanada is not an immigration consulting firm or an immigration service provider. We do not provide legal advice, immigration advice, or assistance in the immigration application process. Our services are solely focused on education and skill enhancement.

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