Level 2

Pharmacy Assistant

Duration

88 weeks

Location

Rush Green

Starting

Flexible dates

Audience

Adult 19+
Apprenticeships

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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Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

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