Diploma in Pharmacy Skills

Diploma in Pharmacy Skills

The Future of the Pharmacy Technician Profession


Developing an understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, dispensing prescription medication and relevant drug control regulations through this engaging online course. The Diploma in Pharmacy Skills is an online course that teaches you key skills and knowledge necessary to work in a range of dispensing pharmacy and healthcare careers.


The Diploma in Pharmacy Skills is taught entirely online by expert instructors. Modules are delivered through accessible, informative video lessons, online study materials, practical exercises, mock exams and multiple-choice assessments. Through this pharmacy training course you will learn about the roles and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician, common terminology, understanding routes and formulas, and related legislation.

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


After completing this course's assessment, you will be eligible for:

OE Certificate@2x-100 (1) (1) (1)

The CPD QS accredited certificate is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.

You can Order Your CPD QS Accredited Certificate from here.

After successfully completing the course, you will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of your new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £109. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

You can Order Your QLS Endorsed Certificate from here.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why study this course?

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills attesting to your knowledge. The Pharmacy Technician course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Diploma in Pharmacy Skills
Module 01 : Introduction to Pharmacy 00:23:00
Module 02 : History and Development of Pharmacy 00:25:00
Module 03 : The Pharmacy Team 00:21:00
Module 04 : Training of the Pharmacy Team 00:40:00
Module 05 : Coaching and Evaluation of the Pharmacy Team 00:16:00
Module 06 : Standards for Pharmacy Professionals 00:32:00
Module 07 : Guidance to Support the Standards for Pharmacy Professionals 01:39:00
Module 08 : The Rights and Responsibilities of Pharmacy Professionals 01:05:00
Module 09 : Pharmacy Practice 00:53:00
Module 10 : Clinical Pharmacy Skills 01:17:00
Module 11 : Offering Enhanced Services 01:06:00
Module 12 : Prescribing 00:57:00
Module 13 : Supplying Medication 00:46:00
Module 14 : Responding to Symptoms 00:43:00
Module 15 : Health and Safety in the Pharmaceutical Industry 00:40:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Diploma in Pharmacy Skills 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Diploma in Pharmacy Skills 00:20:00
Assignment – Diploma in Pharmacy Skills 6 days, 8 hours
Recommended Materials
Workbook – Diploma in Pharmacy Skills 1 week, 2 days

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