Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians is for learners who are employed in the role of pre-registration trainee pharmacy technician.



Academic Year: 2022/23

Course Code: 10827

Campus: Holywood

Study Type: Part-Time

Education Level Further Education

Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
Holywood
19/09/2022
Day: Thursday
Time: 08:30-19:30

Course Overview

The aim of this course is:

The development of the fundamental technical skills and underpinning knowledge and understanding required to become competent in the job role, of Pharmacy Technician, whilst also developing appropriate professional attitudes and behaviours that will support personal success in the learners job role along with long-term success of the employing organisation.

You will also develop a range of interpersonal and intrapersonal skills to support progression to, and success in, further study and career advancement

On successful completion the learner will have achieved a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification, which offers the opportunity to gain professional registration as a pharmacy technician, if accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Please Note:  This is a two-year programme.  Fees displayed are for first year only.   Fees are payable on each year of the programme.

Course Modules

There are 21 compulsory units:

Principles of Person-Centred Approaches for Pharmacy Technicians

Principles of Health and Safety for Pharmacy Technicians

Personal Development for Pharmacy Technicians

Principles of Health Promotion and Well-being in Pharmacy Services

Contribute to Service Improvement in the Delivery of Pharmacy Services

Principles for the Management of Pharmaceutical Stock

Undertake Medicines Reconciliation and Supply Principles of Health Promotion and Well-being in Pharmacy Services Receive,

Validate and Issue Prescriptions

Chemical Principles for Pharmacy Technicians

Biological Principles for Pharmacy Technicians

Medicinal and Non-medicinal Treatments for Gastrointestinal and Nutritional

Condition Medicinal Treatments for Cardio-respiratory

Conditions Medicinal and Non-medicinal Treatments for Malignant Diseases and Musculoskeletal

Conditions Microbiology for Pharmacy Technicians 

Actions and Uses of Medicines Medicinal and Non-medicinal Treatments for Central Nervous System Conditions

Medicinal Methods for the Prevention, Protection from and Treatment of Infections Medicinal Treatments for Endocrine, Gynaecological and Genitourinary Conditions

Medicinal Treatments for Sensory Organ Conditions

Principles of Safe Manufacture of Quality Medicines in the Pharmaceutical Environment 

Ideal If:

You are currently working in a pharmacy environment, having secured a placement as trainee pharmacy technician, in N.Ireland.

You'll Learn:

You will learn appropriate and professional attitudes and behaviours for the role of Pharmacy Technician whilst also developing the fundamental technical skills and the underpinning knowledge and understanding required to become competent in this job role.

 

 

You'll Love:

The flexible delivery and assessment approaches, for example virtual learning environments (VLEs), online lectures, video, printable online resources, virtual visits, webcams for distance training, e-portfolios. The balance of on-the-job and off-the-job training. A range of teaching and learning methods is used to deliver this training effectively while still meeting varying learner needs. Examples of teaching and learning methods for off-the-job training include: enquiry-based learning, real-world problem solving, reflective practice, questioning and discussions, demonstration, simulation and role play, peer learning and virtual environments. There will also be opportunities for the development and practising of skills on the job. The on-the-job element of the programme offers opportunities for assessment and plays an important role in developing the learner’s routine expertise, resourcefulness, craftspersonship and professionalism

You'll Progress:

Learners who achieve the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians can apply for professional registration as pharmacy technicians. In the longer term, learners can progress to more senior or complex job roles in pharmacy or the healthcare sector.

You'll Need:

  • To be currently working in a pharmacy environment as a trainee pharmacy technician or have secured a placement as a trainee pharmacy technician, by the start of the course
  • 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths and Science. Equivalent qualifications will be considered individually.
  • an acceptable reference for good character and an acceptable self-declaration for health.

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.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:
  • Comply with College Policies and procedures (Include link)  
  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted
  • Pass all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme.

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Available Sessions Summary

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
Holywood
19/09/2022
Day: Thursday
Time: 08:30-19:30

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Available Sessions

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Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians (Year 1)
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Holywood

19/09/2022
Day: Thursday
Time: 08:30-19:30

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