Assistant /Dispensers/Over the Counter

Pharmacy / Dispensing Assistant course in UK

These qualifications are designed for those who do not want to obtain full award. You can undertake the following qualifications as stand along and also undertake only a unit /units related to your work practice.

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Pharmacy Service Skills (QCF)

This course is a competence based qualification for anyone interested in a career as a pharmacy dispenser or pharmacy dispensing assistant. It covers all the essential elements required to carry out the role of a Pharmacy Assistant/ Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant and it is the minimum qualification required by the General Pharmaceutical Council for individuals who wants to provide pharmacy services. Read more.

Level 2 Certificate in Pharmaceutical Science

This knowledge qualification has been designed for those wishing to work in a pharmacy setting, either in the community or in a hospital. The qualification can be used as a standalone knowledge qualification or taken in conjunction with the City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Pharmacy Service Skills. At this level, the candidate will gain the essential knowledge and skills required to work as a Pharmacy Assistant.   Read more.