BTEC Diploma - principles and practice for technicians * x

Course description:

In addition to being fully accredited by the GPhC, this new course uses the Pearson specification, so by completing this course your Pre-registration trainee pharmacy technician will receive a nationally-recognised specialist and professional BTEC Diploma. The course goes through the NPA’s own in-house quality assurance process, giving you the reassurance that your trainee receives the highest quality of training. It is an integrated course tailored to suit the needs of the learner and the pharmacy, at a time where pharmacy is changing, and the responsibility and professional recognition of pharmacy technicians is growing.

On completion your student can apply for professional registration with the GPhC as a pharmacy technician. Studying this course and qualification also:

  • Develops professional attitudes and behaviours
  • Provides the learner with the skills and knowledge for progression within the pharmacy
  • Ensures your student will be able to carry out accuracy checks on prescriptions
  • Enables your trainee to free up the pharmacist – allowing more time for patient care and increased service provision
  • Brings an enhanced skill mix within the pharmacy team
  • Provides underpinning knowledge in biological and chemical principles as well as medicinal treatments for common medical conditions
  • Equips the student with leadership skills

Once qualified the role of a pharmacy technician is vital in supporting community pharmacy by:

  • Providing safe and effective pharmacy services
  • Supplying medicines and devices to patients
  • Achieving the best outcomes through a patient’s medicines
  • Assembling or checking medicines for prescriptions
  • Providing information to patients and other healthcare professionals

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