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Level 3 Pharmacy Technician Apprentice Healthways Pharmacy

An opportunity has arisen with Healthways 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: 28 Jul 2022

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

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2022

  • 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
  • Ability to work as part of a team and in a busy environment
  • Ability to use own initiative

Personal qualities

  • General interest in medicine
  • Friendly
  • Presentable

Desired qualifications

  • 3 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above (English Language, maths and preferably science) or equivalent

Future prospects

  • 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
  • Other roles may include managing a section of the Pharmacy department

About the employer

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


Healthways Pharmacy



Rayners Lane



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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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