The essential details
Perfect for… staff starting out on their pharmacy career that are involved in the sale of over the counter medicines and dispensing and want to learn more about how to sell medicines safely, according to the law and the correct procedures for dispensing.
Qualification… Pharmacy assistant, accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and is a GPhC requirement for all members of staff involved in the sale of over the counter medicines and dispensing.
Requirements… there are no minimum qualification requirements to undertake this programme but trainees will need the support and supervision of a pharmacist or pharmacy technician.
Duration… most people complete this course in 57 – 72 weeks so we can flex the timescales to suit your trainee’s pace of learning.
All of this is included… a trainee guide to explain how the programme works, 6 individual workbooks covering all of the key OTC topics and dispensing, multiple choice questions at the end of each workbook to test your trainee’s knowledge and a tutor guide to support the tutor.
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 access their workbooks and activity book online, along with their tests.
Assessment… this course is assessed through activities completed in the activity book, competency checklists and multiple choice questions.
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.