NAPRA Bridging Education Program for Pharmacy Technicians in Manitoba

If you are interested in upgrading your skills to align with the recent changes in the scope of practice for Pharmacy Technicians without having to return to school to complete a full-time program, you may enroll in one of the NAPRA Bridging courses offered at Robertson College Winnipeg. [More Information]

All classes are held at 265 Notre Dame Avenue and are based on minimum enrollment requirements.


Professional Practice for Pharmacy Technician Bridging
Dates: Thursdays |  Mar 30 - Jun 22, 2017
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Fee: $399 [includes all textbooks / supply fees]

Product Preparation for Pharmacy Technician Bridging
Dates: Saturdays  |  Apr 8 - Jun 17, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $499 [includes all textbooks / supply fees]

PLAR Process
Depending on the length of time worked in the role of pharmacy technician and the practice setting in which you have worked, you may be able to demonstrate the competencies necessary to challenge the Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR) exam.  The exam is available for:
  1. Management of Drug Distribution Systems
  2. Pharmacology
  3. Product Preparation

The fee to challenge an exam is $250. 

We are now accepting applications for courses starting in Spring 2017.

Registration can be completed online or in-person at 265 Notre Dame Avenue.  Payment is due 2 weeks prior to start date in order to reserve your seat.