Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5

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Gain the fundamental skills and knowledge to become a pharmacy assistant, learn how to prepare and dispense medicine and provide administrative support for pharmacists with the Pharmacy Assistant Diploma Level 5 course.

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

  • 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 course.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Endorsement

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement by paying the 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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