Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5

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Gain the fundamental skills and knowledge to become a qualified pharmacy assistant, learn how to prepare and dispense medicine and provide administrative support for pharmacists with the Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 course. This course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

In this comprehensive training course, you will familiarise with the role and responsibilities of a pharmacist, with a complete introduction to the pharmaceutical industry. You will develop critical pharmacy skills and gain a solid understanding of pharmacy practice in the UK.

This course takes you step-by-step through the prescription process and best practices for supplying medication. You will also learn about common ailments and symptoms to be able to provide your patients with in-depth information and excellent customer service.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain the relevant skills and certification to become a qualified pharmacy assistant
  • Develop your knowledge of the role and responsibilities of a pharmacy assistant
  • Familiarise with retail pharmacy practices, principles and regulations
  • Learn how to prescribe and supply medication to customers and patients
  • Acquire essential clinical pharmacy skills, including numeracy and customer service
  • Broaden your understanding of common illnesses and their symptoms to be able to offer expert advice to customers
  • Explore the different types of pharmacists and their professional settings
  • Gain an insight into the pharmaceutical industry and how it has evolved 

Who is This course for?

This course is suitable for aspiring pharmacy technicians who wish to gain the relevant skills and accreditation to kickstart their career. This course is also ideal for those who are new to the field and want to brush up on their knowledge. There are no entry requirements for this course, however, it is beneficial to have good numerical and customer service skills.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Course Gate has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Course Gate to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Certification

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement from ABC & Certa Awards by paying the accreditation fee of £108. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Career Path

On successful completion of the course, learners will be equipped with the fundamental knowledge to fast track a successful career in the pharmaceutical industry. Related professions in this field include:

  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Pharmacy Dispenser
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Clinical Pharmacist

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Pharmacy
Module 01: Introduction to Pharmacy 00:10:00
Assessment Module 01
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 02: History and Development of Pharmacy
Module 02: History and Development of Pharmacy 00:15:00
Assessment Module 02
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 03: The Pharmacy Team
Module 03: The Pharmacy Team 00:10:00
Assessment Module 03
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 04: Training of the Pharmacy Team
Module 04: Training of the Pharmacy Team 00:30:00
Assessment Module 04
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 05: Coaching and Evaluation of the Pharmacy Team
Module 05: Coaching and Evaluation of the Pharmacy Team 00:05:00
Assessment Module 05
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 06: Standards for Pharmacy Professionals
Module 06: Standards for Pharmacy Professionals 00:20:00
Assessment Module 06
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 07: Guidance to Support the Standards for Pharmacy Professionals
Module 07: Guidance to Support the Standards for Pharmacy Professionals 01:00:00
Assessment Module 07
Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 08: The Rights and Responsibilities of Pharmacy Professionals
Module 08: The Rights and Responsibilities of Pharmacy Professionals 00:40:00
Assessment Module 08
Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 09: Pharmacy Practice
Module 09: Pharmacy Practice 00:30:00
Assessment Module 09
Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 10: Clinical Pharmacy Skills
Module 10: Clinical Pharmacy Skills 00:55:00
Assessment Module 10
Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 11: Offering Enhanced Services
Module 11: Offering Enhanced Services 00:45:00
Assessment Module 11
Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 12: Prescribing
Module 12: Prescribing 00:35:00
Assessment Module 12
Module 12 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 13: Supplying Medication
Module 13: Supplying Medication 00:30:00
Assessment Module 13
Module 13 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 14: Responding to Symptoms
Module 14: Responding to Symptoms 00:20:00
Assessment Module 14
Module 14 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
Module 15: Health and Safety in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Module 15: Health and Safety in the Pharmaceutical Industry 00:20:00
Assessment Module 15
Module 15 Final Quiz Exam – Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 00:10:00
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