Welcome to Skills4Pharmacy

Skills4Pharmacy is Pharmacy Apprenticeship training provider dedicated to initiating and furthering the careers of Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Support Workers. We take pride in delivering high-quality training programmes to learners and have a team of tutors ready to guide and support learners on their journey to certification. Skills4Pharmacy Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard for Pharmacy Support Workers is accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council as meeting their requirements for pharmacy support staff. 


Our courses have all of this is included… A trainee guide to explain how the programme works, a dedicated tutor, access to your own online portfolio including a video on how to use it, e-workbooks covering various pharmacy practice and clinical topics, multiple choice questions at the end of each workbook to test your learner’s knowledge, practical tasks and written assignments to cover the unit requirements of each qualification. Expert witness training to support the Pharmacist or Pharmacy Technician acting as a workplace supervisor.

Support Once we’ve set the learner up on their new programme, our friendly team will be in touch regularly to help them complete their programme and gain their qualification. We track progress and are always happy to help and support a learner and Tutor in any way we can.

Our commitment to you… We regularly review and update our programmes so you can rest assured that they are high quality, easy to understand and relevant to pharmacy practice today.

Level 2

Apprenticeship Standard Course For Pharmacy Support Workers

This course develops confidence in the pharmacy in a range of skills including- meeting individuals’ needs, teamwork, health and safety, preparation and issuing of prescribed medicines or the ordering, receipt and storage of pharmaceutical stock, with alternative options available for specialist work areas, such as technical service.



Level 3

Diploma in Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians

This two year course forms part of the criteria to enable the successful learner to register with The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) as a Pharmacy Technician. As well as supporting learners to acquire the skills and knowledge required by a Pharmacy Technician, appropriate professional behaviours are developed over the two years, preparing the individual for the rewards and challenges of a modern, changing pharmacy profession.


The Right Skills For You

See get in touch and see how we can help you in forwarding your career.


Monitored Progress

We monitor learners progress and keep in contact with them frequently.
We at Skills4 believe having the ability to communicate directly with our learners is an important key to a successful learning experience.

Support Where Required

Our teaching team is on hand to offer learners additional support when required

Online Portfolio

Learners will receive a password-protected personal online portfolio to submit their work to their tutor and review progress.
Employers are given access to OneFile so they can also monitor progress and support development.


At Skills 4 Pharmacy we have the welfare of learners, employers, parents and anyone working with us at the very heart of what we do as training provider. To this end we have an assigned email to raise any concerns for welfare and safeguarding that only the designated safeguarding team have access to. The details are: welfare@skills4pharmacy.org.uk

Everything You Need.


BlueJeans is a web-based facility that transforms the meeting experience with in-app intelligence that allows you to capture the most important discussion points, assign action items, and catch-up quickly with timesaving highlight reels.


OneFile has a built-in eportfolio, course builder, reporting suite, learning journal and evaluation scorecard. It has all the features you need to deliver impactful, individualised learning – and improve quality, save money and increase efficiency at the same time.


Full Support Given

Full support is given throughout you course to help you every step of the way.


Give It A Go

If you’re wanting to initiate or progress your pharmacy career, what are you waiting for?

"Easy to follow"

I completed my level 2 pharmacy dispensing course in 2016. I found the modules easy to follow and the company have been very helpful if I’ve ever had a query. I will be doing my level 3 pharmacy technicians course with Skills4 because they have been helpful.

Chloe Oliver – Level 2 Pharmacy Student

"Best Thing I've Done"

It was great from start to finish and the support and learning materials were second to none, it really made a difference to the who experience, go for it is all I can say, it’s the best thing I’ve done.

James Taylor – Level 2 Pharmacy Student


If you would like any further information about the products or services we provide or would like any advice about pharmacy training, simply send us a message using the contact form opposite and one of our expert team will get back to you as soon as possible

Or if you would like to speak with one our team simply call the number below and see how we can help you.

Call: 0161 794 0528

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