Pharmacy Assistant and Technician Foundation Training

Pharmacy Assistant and Technician Foundation Training


Learn to become a valuable asset in any Pharmacy or Laboratory by enrolling in this innovative Foundation course. By studying with us, you will quickly become proficient with the complex world of prescriptions, dispensation, and medical safety. Our professionally written online modules will provide interactive exercises and knowledge that will give you a great advantage in chemistry, and Pharmacy practises, allowing your potential as an assistant or technician to shine through.

Please note: This course only gives you the theoretical knowledge that you need to excel in this field. This Pharmacy Assistant and Technician Foundation Training doesn’t entitle you to practise as a professional in this specific field.


This course guides you through the full set of duties and responsibilities of a Pharmacy assistant and technician, making everything clear and achievable. It also teaches the art of patient counselling and diagnosis, along with useful communication techniques. Your importance to the Pharmacy team and the community as a whole is described, and you’ll be given expert tuition in dispensing vital prescription drugs. It’s not just a run-through of SOPs; it provides career guidance and skills for an important career and a successful future.

Learning outcomes: 

  • Know your role and responsibilities as a Pharmacy assistant or technician
  • Learn to provide counselling for patients and customers
  • Understand your position in the Pharmacy team structure
  • Be able to dispense and prescribe vital medications promptly
  • Acquire the skills to mitigate and minimise any mistakes involving essential stock
  • Show an excellent ability to manage stock and supplies
  • Become an integral part of the UK’s health system
  • Gain awareness of all the UK’s rules and regulations regarding drugs

Why People Love And Enrol In The Pharmacy Assistant and Technician Foundation Training From One Education:

  • Instantly accessible CPD-accredited certificate on successful completion of this Pharmacy Assistant and Technician Foundation Training Course
  • 24/7 access to the course for 12 months
  • Study at your own pace
  • No hidden fees or exam charges
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)
  • Efficient assessment and instant result

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 CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

To enhance your knowledge regarding the course and to 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 the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, for £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, for just £15.

Who is This course for?

This course is primarily designed for any individual who works or aspires to work, as an assistant or technician in a Pharmacy or laboratory environment. Some medical knowledge is assumed, but it will still be of benefit to beginners.


There are no specific prerequisites to enrol in this Pharmacy Assistant and Technician Foundation Training Course – CPD Accredited Course. Anyone and everyone can take this course.

The Youth Work Certificate Level 2 Course is fully accessible from any internet-enabled smart device. So, you can study from the comfort of your home!

All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

This Pharmacy Assistant and Technician Foundation Training will help you gain all the necessary theoretical knowledge to excel in the relevant field. Enrol on our course now and get started on the journey of taking your career to the next level.

Course Curriculum

Pharmacy Assistant and Technician Foundation Training
Module 1: Introduction to Pharmacy Assistant and Pharmacy Technician 00:14:00
Module 2: Job Role of Pharmacy Technicians 00:24:00
Module 3: Pharmacy Assistant Patient Counselling Guide 00:19:00
Module 4: Communication in Pharmacy Settings 00:15:00
Module 5: The Pharmacy Team and Practices 00:16:00
Module 6: Prescription and Dispensing in Pharmacies 00:19:00
Module 7: Dispensing Methods, EPS, Minimising Dispensing Errors in Pharmacies 00:18:00
Module 8: Inventory Control and Management in Pharmacies 00:19:00
Module 9: Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 00:12:00
Module 10: Health and Safety Risks Assessment and Pharmaceutical Terminology 00:20:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Pharmacy Assistant and Technician Foundation Training 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Pharmacy Assistant and Technician Foundation Training 00:20:00

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