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On completion of this Apprenticeship you will meet the statutory requirements for work as a Pharmacy Assistant within the Dispensing Pharmaceutical Industry. You will complete a knowledge based qualification - Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science and a competence based qualification - Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Service Skills. Candidates need to be working in a suitable Pharmacy role for at least 14 hrs per week. You will be required to complete the Pharmacy specific ERR workbook provided by Skills for Health. You will be required to complete Essential Skills Numeracy, if you do not have a GCSE Grade C or above in Maths.
Course delivery will be mainly through weekly on-line classes. Students will attend campus as required approximately once every six weeks.
Employment in a suitable Pharmacy role for at least 14 hrs per week.
All units in this qualification are internally assessed and subject to external standards verification. Assessment of knowledge units using assignments For internally-assessed units,The format of assessment is an assignment taken after the content of the unit has been delivered. An assignment may take a variety of forms, including practical and written forms. Each assignment is issued to learners as an assignment brief with a defined start date, a completion date and clear requirements for the evidence that they need to provide.
Successful completion of this Apprenticeship programme will meet the requirements for work as a Pharmacy Assistant and may progress to the Level 3 Apprenticeship.
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