PTCB Recognized Training Program Terms and Conditions

  1. Purpose of Agreement. The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) recognizes the completion of certain education programs as fulfilling the eligibility requirements for applicants to PTCB Programs. Recognition is based on the content of the education program as determined by standards established by PTCB and is granted at the sole discretion of PTCB. Recognized education programs shall receive certain benefits from PTCB, including information concerning the performance of their students on PTCB Exams, subject to other terms and requirements. These Terms and Conditions define the relationship between PTCB and the recognized education program.

  2. Recognized Education Program Responsibilities. As a condition of PTCB recognition, and in order to receive benefits, the recognized education program agrees to: (a) comply with all applicable PTCB policies and requirements; (b) complete and submit to PTCB an annual recognition attestation; (c) distribute to its students PTCB Program information provided by PTCB; and (d) accept, and appropriately respond to, email communications from PTCB pertaining to program recognition.

  3. Recognized Education Program Benefits. All recognized education programs are eligible to receive the following benefits: (a) aggregate pass rate data and information showing the performance of the organization’s students on PTCB Exams, subject to additional terms and requirements; (b) permission for the organization to use the PTCB Recognized Education Program Marks, consistent with these Terms and Conditions; (c) listing on the PTCB website; (d) bulk verification of certification status of pharmacy technicians; (e) volume discounts for certain PTCB preparation products, e.g., the PTCB Official Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination Practice Test; and, (f) a subscription to the PTCB Educator Bulletin newsletter.

  4. PTCB Marks. PTCB owns the following organizational trademarks and certification marks: the PTCB design marks; the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board word mark; the PTCB word mark; the PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician word mark; the PTCB CPhT word mark; the CPhT word mark; the PTCB Certification Program Sponsor word mark; and, all other PTCB related trademarks, certification marks, designations, logos, and identifiers (PTCB Marks). Recognized education programs shall not use any PTCB Marks without the express prior written authorization of PTCB.

  5. PTCB Recognized Education Program Marks. PTCB grants to the recognized education program a limited, non-exclusive, revocable license to use the PTCB Recognized Education Program Marks during the term of recognition for the limited purpose of identifying its relationship with PTCB. With regard to the use of the PTCB Recognized Education Program Marks, the recognized education program agrees to accept, and comply with, all applicable PTCB policies, including, but not limited to, the PTCB Trademark and Certification Mark Policy, which is incorporated herein by this reference. 

  6. Recognized Education Program Name and Trademarks. The recognized education program grants to PTCB a limited, non-exclusive, revocable license to use the recognized education program’s organizational name and related trademarks (Educator Marks) during the term of their recognition for the limited purpose of acknowledging the recognized education program’s participation in the PTCB Recognized Education Program.

  7. Recognition Termination. Either Party may terminate the recognition by providing thirty (30) days written notice of termination to the other Party. Upon termination of this recognition, all rights and licenses granted will terminate, including the recognized education program’s right to use PTCB Marks and the right to use the PTCB Recognized Education Program Marks. PTCB reserves the right to terminate this recognition immediately if the recognized education program breaches any of these Terms or Conditions, or otherwise acts contrary to any applicable PTCB policy or requirement.

  8. Access to PTCB Exam Pass Rate Data/ License Agreement. The recognized education program may access the Pass Rate Summary Report, which provides student pass rate data and related information concerning its students’ performance on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE). Access to the Report is authorized only when at least (3) candidates identified as affiliated with the recognized education program have completed PTCE administrations within a minimum period of thirty (30) days. Pass Rate Summary Reports do not include any information concerning specific candidates. As a condition of accessing the Pass Rate Summary Reports, the recognized education program must agree to all terms and conditions in the PTCB Pass Rate Data License Agreement.

  9. Cooperation and Dispute Resolution. The Parties will cooperate with each other in order to accomplish the purposes of this recognition program; and, will attempt to resolve all disputes through good faith discussions.

  10. Acceptance of Agreement. By submittal to PTCB of a completed Recognition Attestation, the recognized education program accepts and agrees to these Terms and Conditions, and as they may be amended by PTCB in the future.