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Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship A K MEDICAL CONSULTANCY LIMITED

This is an exciting role that will include engaging with customers and clients to provide prescription counter service. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be an important part of the team learning & helping to give HC advice.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Sunday (40 hours per week over 5 days, including evenings and weekends). Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Giving patients advice and shadowing pharmacists in advice giving
  • Dispensing prescriptions
  • Learning OTC medicine
  • Liaising with care homes, GP surgeries
  • Ordering medicines
  • Working as part of the team is key to the role

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

Level 3 Pharmacy Technician (Integrated) apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The apprentice upon completion of the 2-year training programme and assessments will be able to register as a pharmacy technician with the General Pharmaceutical Society and will be able to begin their career in the profession. This can include working in a community pharmacy, hospital setting, air force and pharmaceutical industry.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Learning will be delivered online in a live virtual classroom environment, so candidates need to be competent in and have access to a computer.

About the employer

Cockerton Pharmacy is a NHS community pharmacy on 5 West Auckland Road in Cockerton Village, Darlington, DL3 9EJ focused on providing free prescription collection from all Darlington Surgeries and free prescription delivery to whole Darlington. We also provide free NHS funded minor ailment and emergency hormonal contraception services and have over 8000 items available for purchase on our website with big discounts and better prices than supermarkets and other online pharmacies.




Cockerton Pharmacy, 5 West Auckland Road



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy technician (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Feb 2023