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Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians (Yr 1 of 2) (Level 3 Diploma)

Pearson BTEC
Science

Course Overview

The course is for learners who are employed within a pharmacy setting and want to develop their role working within the regulatory standards for pharmacy, as set by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) Pharmacy Order 2010.The course ensures you are competent to manage the supply of medicines and devices in a pharmacy and assist pharmacists with advisory services. On completion you will be able to support safe and effective pharmacy services, ensure the patient can achieve the best outcomes through their medications, provide information to patients and other healthcare professionals and ensure better referral of appropriate queries to the pharmacist.
  • Start Date
    11 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    34 Weeks
  • Campus
    Limavady

Important Message

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians (Yr 1 of 2) Ref L057
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 11/09/2024
    (Wed:9:00AM-6:00PM)
    Fees:
    Full £408.00
    Concession £163.00
    Examination £255.00

You may be eligible for funding on this course *

If you are an employer or employee of a NI based company

* Terms and Conditions apply

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Applicants must currently be working in a pharmacy environment for not less than 14 hours per week, having secured a placement as a pre-registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician. They must have 4 GCSEs at Grades A*-C (or 9-4), including English Language, Mathematics and a Science, an acceptable reference for good character and an acceptable self-declaration for health.

Additional Information

The course is delivered by a team of highly skilled and experienced Pharmacists who have played a central role in the design and the delivery of the programme. You will learn on the job in the work environment, as well as in College. The knowledge and skills competencies required for a Trainee Pharmacy Technician are embedded into this qualification, which is recognised by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). On completion of the qualification, graduates may register with the GPhC as a Pharmacy Technician. This allows students to progress directly into employment within the Pharmacy Sector. Alternatively, graduates may progress onto other higher-level qualifications within the College including the HNC in Applied Science.

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