International Career Institute

Pharmacy Assistant

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Typology Course
Methodology Distance Learning
Duration 24 Weeks
Start Different dates available
Delivery of study materials Yes
Support service Yes
Personal tutor Yes
  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration:
    24 Weeks
  • Start:
    Different dates available
  • Delivery of study materials
  • Support service
  • Personal tutor

Do you want to work in the exciting world of pharmacy? The International Career Institute through Emagister offers this Pharmacy Assistant training course, where you will learn all about human anatomy, nutrition or medical terminology.

The course offers the possibility of relating and learning from highly qualified and experienced professionals. The retail pharmacy is a vital health counseling center in which graduates play an important role. The course helps you access a respected profession that continues to grow day by day.

If you are proud of your great ability for customer satisfaction, confidence in hard work, motivation and excellent organizational skills, it is worth knowing about this career!

The Bureau of Statistics has projected that the employment of pharmacy assistants is expected to grow by 25%, which is much faster than the average for most occupations. With an increasing number of middle-aged and elderly people who rely heavily on prescription drugs, as well as general knowledge of physical well-being, the demand for pharmacy workers will continue to grow. Definitely, it is one of the key races positioned to take a strong place in the near future.

The ICI Pharmacy Assistant Course, we will guide you step by step in building your career in the industry. Learn how to perform the important tasks that are expected of pharmacy assistants. Start a promising career as a pharmacy assistant by enrolling in our course now!

Do not hesitate to request more information through the Emagister website and an advisor will contact you!

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Distance Learning


Different dates availableNow taking bookings

To take into account

· Who is it intended for?

Anyone with a dream and desire to succeed in becoming a pharmacy assistant

· Requirements

The ICI Pharmacy Assistant course is NOT designed to meet the requirements of the General Pharmaceutical Council to practice as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Dispenser. The course is however designed for those who are aspiring towards working in a retail pharmacy as a foundation course and to those already working a pharmacy technician or dispenser for the purposes of professional development and further training.

· Qualification

This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). The courses offered by ICI are unique as they take a very “hands on” approach. Our courses are not designed to teach you just the “theory” behind the industry – they are written and tutored by industry professionals and will fast-track you into a new career of your choice.

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Reviews on this course

Frieda Teofilus
4.0 04/02/2020
About the course: I like the way the tutor are so polite and helpful with experience.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
Frieda Teofilus
4.0 04/02/2020
About the course: I like the way the tutor are so polite and helpful with experience
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
Roy McNee
5.0 30/07/2016
What I would highlight: The format of the lessons made the course easy to apprehend and thoroughgoing. I am looking forward to a great professional opportunities.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
Sue Manning
3.5 10/04/2016
What I would highlight: I found that the framework and material was simple to comprehend. This course has likewise provoked a major enthusiasm for me to peruse further on the subjects on an individual and expert level.
What could be improved: No negative comments.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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Achievements for this centre


How do you get the CUM LAUDE seal?

All courses are up to date

The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

This centre has featured on Emagister for 10 years

What you'll learn on the course

Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacy Assistant
Health Management
Customer Service Skills
Customer Care
Customer Service
Diet food
Medical terminology
Medical training
Interpersonal Communication
Chemical Industry
Chemistry Research

Teachers and trainers (1)

Paul Tiongson
Paul Tiongson
ICI Tutor Co-ordinator

Course programme

Course Outline: What You Will Cover

1 Medical Terminology

· Medical Definitions, Prefixes & Glossary

· Abbreviations & Acronyms

· Using Medical Terminology

· Human Systems & Anatomical Divisions

· Pharmacology

2 Human Anatomy & Physiology

· The Nerves System

· The Muscular System

· The Skeletal System

· The Digestive System

· Blood and Blood Pressure

· The Skeletal System

· Cells & Tissue

· Physiology of Pulmonary Ventilation

3 Nutrition

· Vitamins & Minerals

· Diet & Food Processing

4 Risk Management

· Developing and Managing Risk Prevention measures – Diet & Food Processing

5 Common Illnesses

· Medical information ranging from illnesses and conditions such as asthma and acne to erectile dysfunction and the common cold – Diet & Food Processing

6 History of Pharmacy

· Evolution & Future of Pharmacy

· Origins of the Pharmacy Store

· Patient Care Era

7 Customer Service in a Retail Pharmacy

· Interacting With Customers

· Face-to-Face Customer Service

· Telephone Customer Service

· The Difficult / Angry Customer

8 Sales in Retail Pharmacy

· Communication and Conversational Selling

· Knowing Your Product

· How to Close a Sale

Course Review

If you are a motivated individual who believe in hard work, have excellent organizational skills, and genuinely care for customers, then a career as a pharmacy assistant may be right for you! Pharmacy assistants enjoy stable and rewarding careers that are indispensable in the health care industry. If this career option sparks your interest, start by enrolling in ICI’s pharmacy assistant course.

How Will You Benefit?

• Free up valuable time, don't wast time and money travelling to classes
• Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
• Study a course that was designed in consultation with the industry
• Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
• Easy interest free payment plans

Career Prospects

The Bureau of Statistics projected the fast growth of employment opportunities for pharmacy assistants. Since more and more people today are realising the importance of physical well-being and are relying on prescription medicines, the need for pharmacy staff also increases.

ICI’s pharmacy assistant course arms you with skills needed to perform various tasks assigned to pharmacy assistants. It also teaches you how to build your career in this industry. If you wish to be part of a fast-growing industry, then inquire about ICI’s pharmacy assistant course today!