What will the apprentice be doing?Retail Level 2 Apprenticeship + 2 GPhC Accredited Courses delivered by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) Medicines Counter Assistant and Accredited Dispensing Assistant Course. Your Apprenticeship Training Programme + NPA Courses should be completed in around 15 months. Functional Skills may form part of your programme. Main Responsibilities: • Dispense medication in a timely manner, as stated on prescriptions, maintaining accurate dispensing records and ensuring that the medication is accurately labelled to ensure medicines are correctly and safely supplied. • Ensure the highest standards of professional service and care to our patients by offering informed advice on appropriate treatment of minor ailments and products and referring to the pharmacist when necessary. • Fulfil your role as a pharmacy apprentice in all NHS or private pharmacy services provided by your pharmacy. • Keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs and their uses.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?Retail Level 2 Apprenticeship + 2 GPhC Accredited Courses delivered by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) Medicines Counter Assistant and Accredited Dispensing Assistant Course.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?Potential for permanent employment on completion of the apprenticeship
Skills RequiredAttention to detail, Friendly, Initiative, Team working, Willing to Learn
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired