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Phar­ma­cy Ser­vices Assis­tant — Inter­me­di­ate Appren­tice­ship (Lev­el 2)

Apprenticeship outline

The Pharmacy Services Assistant (PSA) works under the supervision of a Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, or other accountable healthcare professional.

You will study Pharmacy Services Assistant skills, knowledge and behaviours and the BTEC Level 2 Certificate in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Support Staff.

How to enrol onto this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship by emailing your CV to business@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk.

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Vacancy Post Employer/Location Salary
Intermediate/Level 2 Apprenticeship in Pharmacy Services Assistant
(Closing date: 31/08/2022)
L P Pharmacy
NG2 7RS
£10,400.00 (Annually)
Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship Pharmacy Services Assistant
(Closing date: 31/08/2022)
Edwalton Pharmacy
NG12 4AZ
£10,400.00 (Annually)
Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship Pharmacy Services Assistant
(Closing date: 31/08/2022)
PRESCRIPTIONS4U LIMITED
NG8 6QP
£7,503.60 (Annually)
Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship Pharmacy Services Assistant
(Closing date: 31/08/2022)
Clinical Care Limited
DE24 8GJ
£200.00 (Weekly)
Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship Pharmacy Services Assistant
(Closing date: 31/08/2022)
Thurmaston Pharmacy
LE4 8ED
£144.30 (Weekly)
2 x Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Pharmacy Services
(Closing date: 31/08/2022)
SAFFRON APOTHECARIES (LEICESTER) LIMITED
DE65 6QT
£144.30 (Weekly)
Intermediate Apprentice / Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant
(Closing date: 31/08/2022)
Nuthall Pharmacy
NG16 1PT
£160.00 (Weekly)
Level 2 Apprenticeship Pharmacy Services Assistant
(Closing date: 31/08/2022)
The Pharmacy
NG3 2FN
£156.95 (Weekly)
Intermediate/Level 2 Apprenticeship in Pharmacy Services Assistant
(Closing date: 31/08/2022)
Mann Chemist
NG15 7SL
£200.00 (Weekly)
Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprenticeship Level 2
(Closing date: 31/08/2022)
Manns Pharmacy
NG4 4FG
£200.00 (Weekly)
Study location City Hub 111 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7HB
Attendance

Day Release

Start date

You can start this Apprenticeship at any time of the year.

Standard

Pharmacy Services Assistant - Level 2 Standard

Duration

15 months plus 3 months for the End Point Assessment

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at grades 9 to 3/A* to D or equivalent including English Language and Maths. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role

You will also need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement.

Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.

Teaching & assessment

The BTEC Level 2 Certificate in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Support Staff is assessed through assignments, observation, question, and answer sessions.

The End Point Assessment consists of a knowledge test, simulated observation and question/answer session and professional discussion.

Progression

You can progress to achieving the full Apprenticeship certification that confirms competency in the job role of a pharmacy services assistant. With further training and development, you can progress to a more senior or complex job role in pharmacy or the healthcare sector. You may also progress to the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians, if you meet the entry requirements.

New for 2022 – new science centre

A brand new £1.2m science and innovation centre will open in September 2022, offering purpose-built higher level technical facilities for students studying in the fields of biology, chemistry, forensics, pharmaceuticals and dental technologies.

A suite of brand new industrial grade machinery and equipment, including a bench-top NMR scanner, a high performance liquid chromatogram, UV, IR and Mass spectrometers, and for Forensic Science, bespoke ‘crime scene houses’, a blood spatter room and state-of-the-art finger print analysis equipment, have been made possible thanks to a grant from the Office for Students of over £1m.

This is a huge investment in science-related facilities and resources and ensures our science students have access to the very best, industry-leading equipment and tools available.