LEARN WITH SKILLS 4 PHARMACY
Pharmacists need to be able to delegate to colleagues they know have the knowledge, skills and professionalism to cope with the responsibilities they are given. This course will develop the role of the pharmacy technician so that they can deal with routine queries and enable the technician to be involved in professional discussions with the pharmacist regarding more complex issues
WHAT THE COURSE INCLUDES
The essential details
Perfect for… qualified dispensers and or science A level graduates wanting to progress their pharmacy career and register with the GPhC as a Pharmacy Technician.
Qualification… Level 3 integrated qualification incluces Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science and NVQ level 3 in Pharmacy Service Skills whilst meeting the GPhC education requirement in submitting application to register as a Pharmacy Technician.
Requirements… Trainees must have a dispensing qualification recognised by the GPhC and be working in a pharmacy for a minimum of 14 hours per week. Trainees will need the support and supervision of a pharmacist or Pharmacy Technician. Potential trainees must have GCSEs at A-C or 4-9 or equivalent, in Maths and English which may be achieved during the training period in the form of Functional Skills at level 2. Both functional skills courses are provided by Skills 4.
Duration… Most complete this programme in 24 – 30 months so we can adjust the timescales to suit your pace of learning. However, in special circumstances this can be flexible to accommodate every learners’ individual needs.
Settings… Pharmacy Technicians work in a range of settings only one of which is community pharmacy. Wherever medicines are supplied or managed you can find a Pharmacy Technician. Pharmacy Technicians can work in hospital pharmacy, primary care (GP surgeries, NHS teams etc), the prison service, the armed forces, the pharmaceutical industry and mental health.
The course meets the educational requirements with GPhC for registration as a Pharmacy Technicians and is recognised in all sectors of pharmacy practice.
The opportunities are wide and completing a Pharmacy Technician training programme can help you open doors to new career paths. What sort of healthcare services would you like to see offered from your pharmacy? Completing your Pharmacy Technician training programme with Skills 4 Pharmacy and you may just be one step closer to a rewarding professional career.
£0.00 Government funded
(Eligibility to establsih/confirm)
Apprenticeship - earn while you learn
Duration: 24 - 30 months
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"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
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Call: 0161 794 0528
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