This course provides the underpinning knowledge for the Advanced Apprenticeship Programme.

The course provides the underpinning knowledge for the the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Service Skills.

The qualified pharmacy technician will be able to dispense medicines and pharmaceutical products, reflect on and develop their practice, undertake an in-process accuracy check and give pharmaceutical information and advice.

The scope of this course is to accredit technicians to carry out the final accuracy check of dispensed items clinically screened by the pharmacist.