ACCURACY CHECKING DISPENSER
The essential details
Perfect for… qualified Dispensers wanting to progress their pharmacy career by becoming an accuracy checking dispenser (ACD). This qualification provides two year’s accreditation. Re-accreditation is also available for ACDs who have completed this or any other ACD programme.
Qualification… Accuracy Checking Dispenser mapped to the national framework for ACD qualifications.
Requirements… trainees must hold a recognised dispenser qualification and have the support and supervision of a pharmacist.
Duration… most people complete this course in 12-52 weeks so we can flex the timescales to suit your trainee’s pace of learning.
All of this is included… a trainee workbook to explain how the programme works and introduce the practice of building a portfolio, multiple choice questions at the end of the workbook to test your trainee’s knowledge, a tutor guide to support the tutor and the assessment.
Support… once we’ve set your trainee up on their new course, our friendly team will be in touch regularly to help them complete their course and gain their qualification. We track progress and are always happy to help and support trainee and tutor in any way we can.
Delivery method… trainees receive a workbook and portfolio templates to record their checking progress.
Assessment… this course is assessed through workbook activities , portfolio of evidence, MCQs, a timed checking exercise and telephone interview.
Calling all tutors… we regularly review and update our courses so you can rest assured that they are high quality, easy to understand and relevant to pharmacy practice today.
Programme content... have a look in detail at the programme content to learn about the key topics your trainees will be covering.
Group services... If you are lucky enough to be working with trainees across a range of pharmacies take a look at the special Group Services that we offer. They will make your life a lot easier.
Here is what our trainees think...
‘The ACD programme was easy to follow the portfolio easy to put together. My confidence in my checking process has really grown throughout the programme.’
Qualified ACD, Emma, Burnley
‘I found the process very thorough and straight forward. The variety of assessment methods used gave me and my Trainee confidence in their abilities.’
ACD tutor and Pharmacist, Hiten, Birmingham