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Apprentice Pharmacy Technician Level 3 Xtreme Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Birmingham are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their small team of qualified professionals, as an apprentice pharmacy assistant. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 23 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage from £6.00 an hour, depending on experience

    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

    Monday - Friday, may include some weekend work and late hours due to nature of the business. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Dispensing medicine (With ongoing training)
  • General admin
  • Dealing with over the counter and phone enquiries
  • Use of the computer and the pharmacy specific software
  • Checking off and unpacking orders
  • Stock management
  • Date checking of stock
  • Processing NHS prescriptions

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

Level 3 Pharmacy Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • In-house training
  • Opportunity to register with the GPhC as a Pharmacy Technician once qualified

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time permanent role for the right person
  • Opportunity to register with the GPhC as a Pharmacy Technician once qualified

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English and 2 Sciences (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

You must hold a DBS to undertake this qualification. Woodspeen Training will cover the cost of this dependent on your success at interview and being offered the position. If arriving by public transport, please check travel time before applying.

About the employer

A local independent pharmacy located in Birmingham, Xtreme Pharmacy takes pride in providing value for money products for patient’s self-care. Along with providing an efficient and reliable service to all patients and customers. they are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their team of qualified professionals as an Apprentice Pharmacy Technician.


Xtreme Pharmacy




B6 6LE

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Training provider




07483 367409

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy technician (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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