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Pharmacy Services - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2)

Apprenticeship NI - Level 2 Pharmacy Services

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Pharmacy Services - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2)
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Bangor
Full-Time 27/08/2018
20+ Apply Now

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Course Overview
You must be employed in a suitable role within a pharmacy, working at least 14 hours per week.
On successful completion of this apprenticeship you will meet the statutory requirements for working as a pharmacy assistant.
The apprenticeship has 3 elements:
1. COMPETENCE BASED ELEMENT
Edexcel Level 2 Certificate in Pharmacy Services Skills (NVQ) (QCF) – 500/9351/4;
 
2. KNOWLEDGE BASED ELEMENT
Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Pharmaceutical Science (QCF) – 500/9579/1
 
3. MANDATORY ESSENTIAL SKILLS
If you have not already achieved GCSE English and Maths, grade D or its equivalent, you will be required to take Essential skills: Application of Number - Level 1 and Communication - Level 1

For this framework, the apprentice is required to complete the Pharmacy specific ERR workbook provided by Skills for Health
This qualification confirms competence in a range of skills undertaken by a
Pharmacy assistant, including:
 
• Assisting with the provision of pharmacy services
• Assisting with the sale of medicines and products
• Receiving prescriptions from individuals
• Assembling and, assisting with the issuing of, prescribed items
• Assisting with the manufacture and assembly of medicinal products
 
Entry Requirements
Learners must be 16+ years and must be employed within the Pharmacy Industry, at least 14 hrs per week.
Where will it take me?
Completion of this course will provide students with a solid understanding of
Pharmacy Practice and is an excellent preparation for training as a pharmacy technician.
The apprenticeship meets the statutory requirements for working as a Pharmacy assistant.
Students that have completed NVQ 2 in Pharmacy Services may be able to claim Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) for some elements of units within the NVQ 3.
How will it make me more employable?
This apprenticeship will allow you to gain a recognised qualification within the Pharmaceutical Industry.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Assessment is continuous throughout the course with a combination of practical tests and work-based projects and assessments. The competency based qualification (NVQ) is assessed by compilation of an evidence based portfolio. Students will be assessed in the workplace. 

The knowledge based qualification (BTEC) is assessed by assignment coursework.
 
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Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

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