Get the Training You Need for a New Career at Three Rivers Community College

Security OfficerLooking for a new career? Three Rivers Community College is offering two courses this June that will give you the training you need to become a qualified Pharmacy Technician or Security Officer. This is a great opportunity for those interested in changing career paths.

Pharmacy Technician – This comprehensive 60-hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field as a pharmacy technician where they will work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist at pharmacies in hospitals, clinics, retail pharmacies, and other facilities. The course prepares students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s exam, which is included in the cost.

Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 11 through August 20. The registration deadline is June 6. The course is WIOA and SNAP eligible. Learn more at

Security Officer Training: Guard Card Certification – This eight-hour long course is required by the state of Connecticut for employment as a security officer. Security officers are responsible for maintaining safe and secure environments, and job duties include securing premises and personnel by patrolling property, monitoring surveillance equipment, inspecting buildings, and more. Students will take the state certification exam and must receive a 70% or better passing score to be eligible to receive the Security Officer Identification Card, which is an additional fee.

The course will be held Mondays and Wednesdays, June 17 through June 26. The deadline to register is June 10. The course is WIOA and SNAP eligible. 

For more information and to register for these classes, call 860-215-9902.

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