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Pharmacy Services Level 2 Apprenticeship at Mediprospects

Course description

If you are working or want to work in a pharmacy then this apprenticeship is perfect for you. Working as a pharmacy assistant you will prepare, supply and dispense medicines and products prescribed for patients under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. You will gain strong skills in customer service, and many transferable skills that will enable you to progress into many other fields of work.

Course content

A qualification in pharmacy services will give you the necessary skills and expertise desperately required in pharmacies, NHS and private hospitals, doctor’s surgeries or opticians. The course will cover the tasks performed by a pharmacy assistant and will help develop a professional working style, safe working practices, awareness of the work environment and communicating effectively with colleagues and customers.

This new insight and added learning will not only improve your motivation and morale, but will make YOU the instrument of bringing best practice to your place of work, will open up significantly better prospects for promotion, give you deeper job-satisfaction, a recognition of your skills and expertise – in short make you a far more valuable employee.

This course will help you

  • Provide a high quality of customer service
  • Ensuring your own skills are further developed and enhanced
  • Support the work of your team
  • Sell over the counter medicines
  • Provide information to customers on symptoms and products
  • Prepare pharmacy products


You will be assessed using a combination of assignments, online tests, oral questioning, a portfolio of evidence and by practical demonstration and observation of your on-the-job activities. You will attend classes for a few hours one day a week, and spend a minimum of 30 hours per week at work.

Future opportunities

Should you choose to, you can progress on to an Advanced Apprenticeship at Level 3.

Acquiring a qualification in Pharmacy Services will put you in a position to further your career and acquire further qualifications to become a Pharmacy Technician or indeed, a Pharmacist.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Mediprospects directly.

Last updated date: 07 August 2015
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