Level 3 Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship EARLSDON PHARMA LTD

The applicant will be given hands-on training to gain skills for and qualify as a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician, without needing any previous qualifications. An average day would involve working as part of a team to ensure the best quality of customer care, dispensing prescription medication with accuracy and day to day problem solving.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will be adjusted based on performance.

    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 to Friday 9.00am - 6.30pm, may need to work Saturdays 9.00am - 5.30pm as well.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprentice will be:

  • Dispensing prescriptions, blister packs, processing owings
  • Maintaining stock counts, preparing medication deliveries and gaining the experience to manage the pharmacy’s day to day dispensary tasks
  • Training will also be provided in services such as blood pressure testing and vaccinations

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

  • Level 3 Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • General Pharmaceutical Council
    Functional Skills maths and English Level 1 and/or Level 2, as appropriate
  • Training will take place at the workplace - no need to travel to a college

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Can progress to Accredited Checking Technician after the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Thirst for learning


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

You will be required to stand up for the majority of the working day, no phones will be allowed during working hours (Except during breaks).

About the employer

Earlsdon Pharmacy is a family-run business run by a husband-wife pharmacist team. The model of work is to cater to as many healthcare needs of the local community as possible.




19-21 Earlsdon Street



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Training provider



Apprenticeship Onboarding Team



Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy technician (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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