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Level 3 Pharmacy Technician Apprentice Icare Enterprise

An opportunity has arisen with Pro chemist. The successful candidate will be working in the pharmacy close to their home, attending college and improving knowledge in medicines.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed with four days based in the pharmacy and one paid day at college. Total hours per week: 37.50

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    06 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Pharmacy Apprentice will be performing the following duties:

  • Taking in and handing out prescriptions
  • Receiving and ordering stock
  • Selling over the counter medicines
  • Dispensing
  • Advising patients about medications
  • Undertaking final checks on the prescriptions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good customer service skills

Personal qualities

  • General interest in medicine
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Friendly and presentable
  • Ability to work as part of a team and in a busy environment

Desired qualifications

  • 3 GCSE's Grade D/3 or above (English Language, maths and preferably Science) or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Go on to study Level 3
  • Pharmacy Technicians can work in several sectors: Hospital, Community Pharmacy, Air Force and Pharmaceutical Industries. In hospital settings, there are several grades for qualified Pharmacy Technicians. They can, for example, specialise in areas such as quality control, staff training, information technology, supplies procurement, clinical trials or medicines information services

About the employer

An opportunity has arisen with Pro Chemist. The successful candidate will be working in the pharmacy close to their home, attending college and improving knowledge in medicines.


Icare Enterprise


Central Business Centre Unit 5

Iron Bridge Close


NW10 0UR

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by INSPIRE MIDDLESEX COLLEGE LTD


Andy Gill

  • Level 3 Pharmacy Technician (integrated) Apprenticeship Standard

The successful candidate will be working in the community pharmacy close to their home and attending college one day a week. 

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy technician (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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