Diploma in Pharmacy Skills

Diploma in Pharmacy Skills


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 qualification that teaches you key skills and knowledge necessary to work in a range of dispensing pharmacy and healthcare careers.

Pharmacy Technician Description

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.

Pharmacy Technician 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

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

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 and an accredited qualification 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. 

The Future of the Pharmacy Technician Profession

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

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