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Apprenticeship vacancies Preston and Chorley

Pharmacy – Level 2 & 3

Course Overview – Level 2

The Apprenticeship in Pharmacy Programme provides candidates with skills and knowledge regarding legal aspects and procedures within a dispensary. This programme meets the GPhC minimum training requirements for dispensing assistants / pharmacy assistants.

The Course content for the Level 2 qualification will 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
  • Assist in the sale of medicines and products
  • Assemble prescribed items
  • Assist in the issuing of pharmaceutical stock
  • Assist in the manufacture and assembly of medicinal products
  • Prepare aseptic products
  • Prepare documentation, materials, components and other items for the preparation of aseptic and 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

 

Course Overview – Level 3

The qualified pharmacy technician will be able to dispense medicines and pharmaceutical products, reflect on and develop their practice, undertake an in-process accuracy check and give pharmaceutical information and advice. They will be able to assist with validation of prescriptions and the counselling of patients.

 

The Course content for the Level 3 qualification typically includes:

  • Ensure your own actions reduce risks to Health and Safety
  • Provide an effective and responsive pharmacy service
  • Process pharmaceutical queries
  • Reflect on and develop your practice
  • Receive prescriptions from individuals
  • Confirm prescription validity
  • Assemble prescribed items
  • Issue prescribed items
  • Prepare extemporaneous medicines for individual use
  • Order pharmaceutical stock
  • Receive pharmaceutical stock
  • Maintain pharmaceutical stock
  • Issue pharmaceutical stock
  • Undertake an in-process accuracy check for assembled prescribed items prior to the final accuracy check
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of teams
  • Assist in the sale of medicines and products
  • Prepare documentation, materials, components and other items for the preparation of aseptic products
  • Provide advice on symptoms and the actions and uses of medicines
  • Manufacture and assembly medicinal products
  • Prepare aseptic products and carry out in-process checking
  • Prepare documentation, materials and other items for the manufacture and assembly of medicinal products and aseptic products
  • Provide and effective service in a setting outside of the pharmacy
  • Assist in the supply of pharmaceutical appliances
  • Process prescriptions for payment
  • Prepare to conduct a review of an individual’s medicines
  • Enable learning through demonstrations and instructions