This course is a training programme leading to becoming a registered Pharmacy Technician. Upon successful completion of the qualification you will be required to register with The General Pharmaceutical Council.
5 GCSEs at A*-C to include English Language, Maths and Double Science. You will also need to gain a suitable employer.
You will be eligible to register as a qualified Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council and apply for Pharmacy Technician posts in the Hospital and follow a choice of career pathways through medicine management, medicines information, pharmaceutical production, procurement, IT, training and development and more.
Will this course suit me?
An ideal student for this course is one who is motivated and enthusiastic and has a keen interest in science and maths. You must be prepared for hard work with a desire to learn. Good communication skills are really important and you must be able to work well in a team. An aptitude for and interest in Maths and Science, particularly Chemistry and Biology, is essential.