Please note, PTCB does not provide or recommend specific study materials for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE).
You can find an exam content outline for the PTCE in Appendix C of the PTCB Candidate Guidebook.
Prepare for Your Exam
Purchase the Official PTCB Practice Exam before your exam date to ease your nerves and help you prepare for success.
Reference List of Preparatory Materials
Many external resources are available that may be useful to individuals preparing for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. PTCB does not recommend or endorse specific educational materials for pharmacy technicians, but shares the following examples for informational purposes only:
- Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, 5th Edition
- The Pharmacy Technician, 6th Edition
- Pharmacy Certified Technician Training Manual, 14th Edition
- Pharmaceutical Calculations, 15th Edition
- The Pharmacy Technician's Pocket Drug Reference, 11th Edition
Pearson VUE Tutorial
The Pearson VUE tutorial provides a preview of the testing experience and functionality. The tutorial is not PTCE specific.