(ExCPT) Pharmacy Technician Certification > Requirements > Georgia Requirements
Georgia Pharmacy Technician Certification Requirements
- Submit the application fee;
- Attest that applicant is at least 17 years old;
Attest that applicant is currently 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 applicant’s Pharmacy Technician Certification Board certificate.
Use of The National Pharmacy Technician Training Program is optional.
The technician-to-pharmacist ratio is 2:1, however the ratio may be increased to 3:1 if one of the three technicians:
1. Has successfully completed a board-approved employer's training and assessment program
2. Is certified by a board-approved certification program.
[O.C.G.A. §26-4-82, §26-4-88]
Only required to maintain certification.
Can the ExCPT be Taken?
The ExCPT is approved by the Georgia Board of Pharmacy.
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