Health ( Pharmacy Services ) Advanced Apprenticeship

In Colchester

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    Colchester

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The Pharmacy Services Advanced Apprenticeship supports the broad vision of the health sector to develop an increasingly skilled, flexible and effective workforce whilst maintaining high quality and safe care for patients.

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Colchester (Essex)
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Sheepen Road, CO3 3LL

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Pharmacy Services Advanced Apprenticeship


The Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science (QCF) covers topics such as: Chemical principles for pharmacy technicians, Actions and uses of medicines, Community pharmacy practice, Communicating in pharmacy, Making, dispensing and supplying medicines, Pharmaceutics Law, ethics and practice, Professional development in pharmacy. ERR: Employer Rights & Responsibilities Workbook, Functional Skills in English and Mathematics.


The qualifications within the apprenticeship are recognised by The General...

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Subjects

  • IT
  • Skills and Training
  • Team Training
  • Dispensing
  • Quality Training
  • Quality

Course programme



The NHS workforce review team summary and analysis of the Pharmacy Technicians workforce in 2009, indicates that the demand for dispensing assistants, pharmacy assistants and pharmacy technicians is likely to increase in light of the increase in pharmacist staffing establishments, furthermore vacancy rates have been increasing over a number of years and it is likely that this reflects a shortage rather than high turnover rate.


The Pharmacy Services Advanced Apprenticeship supports the broad vision of the health sector to develop an increasingly skilled, flexible and effective workforce whilst maintaining high quality and safe care for patients.



Who is the course for?

Pharmacy Services Advanced Apprenticeship is an excellent choice for you if you want to start a career as a Dispensing and Pharmacy Assistant.



How will I learn?
Pharmacy Services Advanced Apprenticeship

The Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science (QCF) covers topics such as: Chemical principles for pharmacy technicians, Actions and uses of medicines, Community pharmacy practice, Communicating in pharmacy, Making, dispensing and supplying medicines, Pharmaceutics Law, ethics and practice, Professional development in pharmacy. ERR: Employer Rights & Responsibilities Workbook, Functional Skills in English and Mathematics.


The qualifications within the apprenticeship are recognised by The General Pharmaceutical Council – providing both a Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Services Skills and a Level 3 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science. Other elements of the apprenticeship include Functional Skills.


How will I be assessed

The course is assessed through written assessment, practical reports, experiments and work based assessments.


What award will I achieve?

Qualifications within this Advanced Apprenticeship are recognised by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), and will form part of the requirements for registration as a Pharmacy Technician.


Candidates will be able to register once they complete both the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Services Skills (QCF) and Level 3 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science (QCF).


What next?

Learners may also progress from this pathway onto further qualifications specific to their work context or progress onto Higher Education level study. Many Pharmacy Technicians progress onto post registration courses, such as; Accuracy Checking Technicians.


What are the Entry Requirements

5 x GCSEs grade D-E including Maths, English and Science.



Attendance

You will attend College one day a week.






How To Apply


Our aim is to make it as easy as possible to secure your place on your ideal programme.
Simply download and complete the relevant application form and return it to our Admissions team as early as possible.
You can return your completed application form in person or by post to our Colchester
(for applications to Colchester and Clacton) or Braintree campuses:








Admissions

Colchester Institute

Sheepen Road

Colchester

CO3 3LL









Admissions

The College at Braintree

Church Lane

Braintree

CM7 5SN








If you are currently at school, please check with them as some schools will be coordinating applications centrally.
If you have any further questions about the application process, please visit our
Frequently Asked Questions page.



Applying for an Apprenticeship



Download Application Form - Full-Time Courses & Apprenticeships (PDF)



Considering an apprenticeship?
Many young people look to an apprenticeship to gain valuable skills directly in the workplace.
You can apply for both an apprenticeship, and a full-time course as your back up,
but note that you will need to do some research to find an employer willing to take you on as an apprentice
if you do not already have one.



If you are applying for an apprenticeship please use the application form above,
ensuring you complete section 4 of the form. In order to start your apprenticeship you must have an employer
ready to complete your apprenticeship with.



Please contact our Apprenticeship Hub team on 01206 712412 or
apprenticeships@colchester.ac.uk
or visit our Apprenticeships Section
for details and support when finding an employer. If you already have an employer please include
their contact details in section 4 of the application form. If you require any more information about
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Health ( Pharmacy Services ) Advanced Apprenticeship

Price on request