This two year course leads to a level-three National Vocation Qualification (QCF) from City and Guilds. The Pharmacy Technician assists The Pharmacist in the preparation, checking, storage and dispensing of drugs.
Applications are invited from candidates who have completed the National Vocational Qualification Level 2 in Pharmacy services or its equivalent. *Candidates with at least 2 years experience of working in a pharmacy are also eligible to apply. The student must be working in the pharmacy for the duration of the course for a minimum of 20 hours a week. All applicants will be interviewed.
Pharmacy technicians are employed in both the private sector in community and private hospital pharmacies and by the HSE in hospital pharmacies. This qualification is recognised in Ireland and the UK.