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Health Social Care
Level 2

Pharmacy Assistant


88 weeks


Rush Green Campus


Flexible dates


Adult 19+

The PSA provides a variety of pharmacy and medicines services to patients, the public and other professional healthcare teams. The PSA supports the delivery of pharmacy services in a variety of pharmacy environments.

The Pharmacy Services Assistant (PSA) works under the supervision of a Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, or other accountable healthcare professional.

Modules will include:

  • Dispensing and supply of medicines and medicinal products
  • Teamwork
  • Communication, pharmacy law and ethics
  • Person centred care
  • Health and safety in the workplace

To achieve the apprenticeship standard all components must be completed, including Functional skills at the required level if the apprentice doesn’t have exemptions.

All apprenticeship standards include an end point assessment which is required to complete the standard.

A-F or 2 -9 GCSE

Working a minimum of 30 hours per week

Upon successful completion of the Level 2 Pharmacy programme learners can choose to continue their development through a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship.

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