Advancing the Pharmacy Industry

PassAssured and Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) work in coordination to allow students and individuals the option to purchase training and certification materials together as of November 2018.

The Package

Individuals, pharmacies, chain stores, and schools have the flexibility to purchase PassAssured's Pharmacy Technician Training Program (PTTP©), the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam® (PTCE®), and other PTCB products to streamline training and national certification. With this partnership, pricing ranges from $399 to $442.99, contact PassAssured for a formal quote.

Products available for purchase include:

  • PassAssured's Pharmacy Technician Training Program (PTTP©)
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam® (PTCE®) Practice Exam
  • Official PTCB Calculations Practice Questions Application
  • PTCE® Exam


There are several different combinations to choose from:

Product Cost*
PTTP + PTCE $399
PTTP + PTCE + PTCE Practice Exams (2 per Student) $428
PTTP + PTCE + PTCE Practice Exams (2 per Student) + Official PTCB Calculations Practice Questions App $442.99

The introduction of this package allows schools to monitor their students' progress from the date of enrollment in the PTTP© to certification. (Schools will continue to receive access to the Educator Control Panel.)

Pharmacies and chain stores now have the option to monitor the trainee's progress through PassAssured's Educator Control Panel. To unlock this option, the purchase must be made by contacting PassAssured directly and not through the website.

PassAssured offers PTCB products as a service and receives no compensation from PTCB or other parties for this package deal.

Employees of PassAssured cannot see individual account screens from the PTCB or Pearson Vue Testing Centers. Should any questions or concerns arise regarding PTCB or Pearson Vue accounts, please call customer service with the appropriate company for assistance (PTCB or Pearson Vue).

*Texas residents are subject to pay sales tax in addition to the advertised price (schools excluded).


PTCE® is PTCB's certification exam and is nationally recognized by Boards of Pharmacy and is accredited by American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

Certification Requirements

To be eligible for the PTCE students must:

  • Hold a high school diploma or equivalent or be within 60 days of high school graduation. Students sitting for the exam prior to graduation must provide proof of diploma or equivalent before certification is awarded.
  • Fully disclose of all criminal and State Board of Pharmacy registration or licensure actions.
  • Comply with all applicable PTCB Certification policies


The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), is a non-governmental organization that administers the PTCE. In addition, they maintain pharmacy technician certification records and manage the certification renewal process. PTCB certification is recognized in every state and Washington D.C. and a requirement of many. This new relationship is an opportunity that will change the landscape of training and certifying pharmacy technicians.

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