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L3 Pharmacy Technician Apprentice Touchwood Pharmacy

An opportunity has arisen with Touchwood Pharmacy. 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: 10 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Pharmacy Apprentice will be performing the following duties:

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

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

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.

The candidate would be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council Level 3 Qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Hospital, Community Pharmacy, Air Force, and Pharmaceutical Industries.

In hospital setting there are several grades for 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.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Excellent communication skills, Good customer service skills, Able to work as a team, Ability to use own initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 and Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 and Above) Essential

About the employer

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


Touchwood Pharmacy


Touchwood Pharmacy


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Training provider



Andy Gill

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy technician (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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