Intermediate Apprenticeship in Pharmacy Services
An apprenticeship is an integrated programme consists of following components:
• Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Pharmacy Services Skills (QCF)- Competence Qualification
• Level 2 Certificate in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Knowledge Qualification
• Functional Skills (Only for those apprentices who did not achieve GCSE grades )
• Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills ( PLTS)
An Apprentice will achieve 6 Units to gain the full qualification, three mandatory units and three optional units. Tutors will teach each unit in full breadth by using all relevant resources and using different delivery methods. Once the apprentice is confident then on line controlled assessment for each unit will take place as per timetable.
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|Unit 251 Communicating with pharmacy customers|
|Unit 252 Law, regulation, health and safety in pharmacy|
|Unit 253 Working in the pharmacy team|
|Unit 254 Ordering and issuing stock in the pharmacy|
|Unit 255 Receiving, storing and maintaining stock in the pharmacy|
|Unit 256 Preparing for and manufacture of aseptic products|
|Unit 257 Assisting in the preparation, manufacture and assembly of medicinal products|
|Unit 258 Selling over the counter medicines in the pharmacy|
|Unit 259 Processing a prescription|
|Unit 260 Assemble prescriptions safely|
An Apprentice will achieve 3 mandatory units and 4 optional units (7 units in total) to gain the full qualification. An apprentice will provide range of evidence from their work placement and demonstrate the consistency for each unit. The college will assign an assessor to each apprentice who will assess the apprentice’s competencies for each unit against the qualification occupational standards using electronic portfolio systems.
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The candidate at this level will gain knowledge on three core units:
|Assist with the provision of a pharmacy service to meet individuals’ need|
|Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety|
|Contribute to the effectiveness of teams|
The candidate will choose 4 optional units from a range, including
|Assist in the sale of medicines and products|
|Receive prescriptions from individuals|
|Dispense (Assemble) prescribed items|
|Order routine pharmaceutical stock|
|Receive pharmaceutical stock|
|Maintain pharmaceutical stock|
|Assist in the issuing of pharmaceutical stock|
|Assist in the manufacture and assembly of medicinal products|
|Prepare aseptic products|
|Prepare documentation, materials, components and other items for the preparation of aseptic products|
|Assist in the preparation of documentation, materials and other items for manufacture and assembly of medicinal products|
|Undertake an in-process accuracy check of assembled prescribed items prior to the final accuracy check|
|Assist in the issuing of prescribed items|
This course is for 16-24yrs.
All components of the Apprenticeship are designed to be completed within maximum 12 months. You can progress to level .
Once qualified, you can work in a variety of sectors such as community / hospital pharmacy or in the pharmaceutical industry. You can progress to level 3 pharmacy technician course.
30% discount travel available
Earn a wage whilst working
Gain a nationally recognised Qualification
Working in a local Pharmacy (perhaps closer to your home)
An apprentice will attend the college one day a week for one year.