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Health Pharmacy Services - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)


Apprenticeship outline

You’ll earn a wage while gaining an industry-standard qualification. It’s a great way to train as a dispensing assistant so you can support pharmacists.

We will teach you all the essential elements needed to carry out the role of a pharmacy assistant.

You’ll gain two work-related qualifications while working full-time. There will be mandatory and optional units and the options you pick will be relevant to your own job.

The course also covers personal learning and thinking skills as well as employee rights and responsibilities.

How to apply for this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship by emailing your CV to

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Vacancy Post Employer/Location Salary

Vacancy Post:

Pharmacy Counter Dispensing Assistant Apprenticeship
(Closing date: 16/12/2019)


Pinxton Pharmacy (Nottingham)


£135.00 (Weekly)

Vacancy Post:

Level 2 Pharmacy Counter Dispensing Assistant Apprenticeship
(Closing date: 02/12/2019)


The Pharmacy (Nottingham)


£142.35 (Weekly)

Vacancy Post:

Pharmacy Counter Dispensing Assistant Apprenticeship
(Closing date: 29/11/2019)


EJ’s Pharmacy (Derby)


£117.00 (Weekly)

Vacancy Post:

Pharmacy Counter Dispensing Assistant Apprenticeship
(Closing date: 30/10/2019)


Day-Night Properties Limited (Derby)


£156.00 (Weekly)
Study location Maid Marian Way Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, NG1 6AB

Day Release

Start date

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


Health Pharmacy Services - Health Pharmacy Services - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)


15 months

Level Level 2
Entry requirements
  • You will 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.
  • You will also need 5 GCSEs at grades A* to C/9 to 4 or equivalent including English Language, Maths and Science. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role.

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.

  • The NVQ element is assessed in the workplace
  • The BTEC is assessed by assignments
  • Advanced Apprenticeship - Pharmacy Services
  • Employment as a Pharmacy Assistant

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