Course Information

City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Pharmacy Service Skills

Level 2

Description

This course forms part of the Apprenticeship in Pharmacy Services. This apprenticeship is fully funded by the Department for Employment and Learning and offers those working in a pharmacy environment the chance to study for qualifications to enhance their career progression.

Schedule

Duration: Session dependent
Hours per Week: Session dependent
Total Hours: Session dependent
Day(s): Session dependent
Start Time: Session dependent
End Time: Session dependent

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Course Content

This qualification covers the in depth procedures for serving customers, checking medicines and maintaining stock in a pharmacy setting. To register as a pharmacy technician, as required by the General Pharmaceutical Council, learners need the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Service Skills and the Level 3 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science. They can be taken separately, or as part of an Apprenticeship for Pharmacy. These qualifications are for those interested in a career as a Pharmacy Assistant or Technician. No previous experience is required to start the Level 2 qualification. Learners will be assessed in their workplace, so a job or trainee post in a pharmacy setting is required.

Assessment Method

Assessment is through a combination of portfolio work and multiple choice on-line exams.

Progression Opportunities

Learners can progress to the Level 3 Apprenticeship to cover the duties of a Pharmacy Technician.

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Entry Requirements

To comply with Apprenticeship NI guidelines, learners must be in paid employment in a pharmacy setting for a minimum of 21 hours per week. Ideally learners will hold passes in GCSE Maths/English or equivalent.

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Course Costs

Total Fee Session dependent
Reduced Fee Session dependent

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Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Technology And Skills Centre
Week Starting: 11 September 2017
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 14 September 2017
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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