§15-1-2.1.43 “Pharmacy technician trainee” means registered supportive personnel currently engaged in a pharmacy technician training program which has been approved by the Board and who is under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.
Individuals eligible for a Pharmacy Technician Trainee Registration must be one of the following:
High school graduate
General Education Development (GED) Certificate Issued by Board of Education
Enrolled in an approved high school program
Applications must be completed and include a 3X4 head and shoulders photograph. Completion includes the following if applicable:
If enrolled in a competency-based pharmacy technician education and training program of a learning institution or training center as approved by legislative rule of the board, certification from that institution that the applicant is currently enrolled in the competency-based pharmacy technician education and training program of this learning institution or training center must be attached.
If working in a 960-hour pharmacy provided, on-the-job, competency-based education and training program approved by the board, certification from the PIC (Pharmacies-in-Charge) of that pharmacy that applicant is going to be employed in this pharmacy and undergoing the required 960-hour training program as outlined in West Virginia Code of State Rules §15-7-4 must be attached.
Certification that the information provided herein is true and accurate to the best of applicants’ knowledge, and that they are not an abuser of alcohol or drugs.
If you have previously held a pharmacy technician trainee registration you must complete an extension request in order to be granted permission to begin a training program again with no credit given for previously training completed.
Forms that will need to be completed/uploaded during application.
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Per Rule §§ 15-1-4 Applicants must request a state and national electronic fingerprint-based criminal history record check through the West Virginia State Police process with the results being released to the Board. Please visit the L1 (WVSP’s agent) website at www.identogo.com or contact L1 at 1-855-766-7746 to complete the background check. You are responsible for any fees and costs. Background checks must be completed prior to applying for licensure through the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy. If you are currently a West Virginia resident, a 12 digit TCN number will be assigned to the applicant at completion of fingerprinting appointment. This 12 digit TCN number must be provided below to the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy as proof of completion. Nonresident applicants should follow the WV hard card process provided by L1 (WVSP’s agent) website at www.identogo.com or contact L1 at 1-855-766-7746 to complete the background check. Background check results are valid for 12 months.
IdentoGo Fingerprint based background check:
WV Resident Applicants:
Non-Resident Applicants: Follow WV Hard Card Process
If you have any questions regarding the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy application, please contact the Board office at 304-558-0558. For any questions regarding the Identogo Background Check process, application, fees or payments please contact L1 at 1-855-766-7746.