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Level 2 NVQ In Pharmacy Services (Distance Learning)

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of those employed as dispensing assistants in the retail pharmaceutical sector and the health service.
1 Years
Level 2

Course Overview

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of those employed as dispensing assistants in the retail pharmaceutical sector and the health service.


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Available Sessions

Title Campus Type Start Spaces Fee
Level 2 NVQ In Pharmacy Services (Distance Learning)



Day: Tuesday



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Ideal If:

You are seeking employment as a dispensing assistant. 

You'll Learn:

Modules may include:
  • Assist with the provision of a pharmacy service to meet individuals' needs
  • Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of teams


4 additional units chosen from the following list, to suit workplace requirements may include:

  • Assist in the sale of medicines and products
  • Assemble prescribed items
  • Assist in the issuing of Pharmaceutical Stock
  • Assist in the manufacture and assembgly 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
  • Assist in the issuing of prescribed items
  • Receive prescriptions from individuals
  • Receive Pharmaceutical Stock
  • Maintain Pharmaceutical Stock
  • Undertake an in-process accuracy check of assembled prescribed items prior to the final accuracy check
  • Order routine Pharmaceutical Stock

You'll Love:

The range of skills you will gain that will lead to employment within the Pharmacy Industry.

You'll Progress:

Completion of this course will provide students with a solid understanding of Pharmacy Practice, and is excellent preparation for the NVQ level 3 Pharmacy Services course.

You'll Need:

You must be employed within the Pharmacy Industry in N. Ireland to enrol on this course.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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