Vermont can be a great place to gain employment as a pharmacy technician, and you need to know the regulations and requirements if you are going to pursue it.
Are Pharmacy Technicians Regulated In Vermont?
Yes they are regulated.
Does Vermont Require Certification To Practice As A Pharmacy Technician?
No, but some of the employers will require it.
Which Of the Certification Exams Are Approved By Vermont?
None of them, but some of the employers may require them.
When Is Registration Required?
Registration is required for anyone that has any extended access to drugs on the job.
Is A License Required?
Yes it is required.
The Vermont State Board of Pharmacy Information
Vermont Secretary of State – Office of Professional Regulation
Board of Pharmacy
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Are There Any Professional Associations?
The Vermont Pharmacists Association, which can be contacted at www.vtpharmacists.com.
What Are the Requirements To Become Licensed?
- Submit your written application to the Vermont State Board of Pharmacy requesting registration, there is a $50 nonrefundable fee that goes along with it.
- You can provide a copy of the certificate for your training and where you got it, even though training is not required.
Will There Be Training Required?
No it is not.
What About Continuing Education Requirements?
No there are not.
When Is Renewal Required?
The renewals are done on a 24 month fixed schedule, and they expire on July 31st of odd numbered years. Those that get their initial registration 90 days before the expiration will have to pay the renewal, and those that get it within 90 days do not.
What If I Move or I change Jobs?
A change of address form can be acquired and you can notify the board.