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Pharmacy Technician

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60 hours
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No formal qualification
120 CPD hours / points
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Provide an essential service for your local community and Healthcare Service by training to become a professional Pharmacist.

The pharmaceutical industry is a growing industry with many career opportunities. With prescription drugs being in such high demand, there is a constant need for pharmacy assistants and technicians. If you’re considering a career in the field of pharmaceuticals, then this Level 4 Diploma in Pharmacy Technician course is for you.

The Pharmacy Technician Level 4 course contains multiple online learning modules that will teach all the skills and knowledge needed to practise Pharmacy and essential treatments. Alongside the crucial duties of diagnosing, prescribing, and dispensing, you will be taught how to manage a team, provide excellent customer service and counselling, maintain confidentiality and standards. The importance of your role and services are also given a fascinating overview.

With the help of this accredited CPD certificate, you will gain the practical skills and knowledge you need to become a professional Pharmacy Technician and cement your place in the medical industry. Enrol in this online pharmacy technician course now and get a head start in your medical career.

With a single payment, you will gain access to Pharmacy Technician including 10 premium courses, an original hardcopy certificate, transcript and a student ID card which will allow you to get discounts on things like music, food, travel and clothes etc.

What other courses are included with this Pharmacy Technician?

  • Course 01: Pharmacy Technician
  • Course 02: Pharmacy Skills Training Level 4
  • Course 03: Medication Administration Level 4
  • Course 04: Infection Prevention Training
  • Course 05: Lab Technician
  • Course 06: Customer Service Management
  • Course 07: Office Administration Certificate
  • Course 08: Performance Management
  • Course 09: Personal Hygiene
  • Course 10: Time Management
  • Course 11: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness

Experienced tutors and mentors will be there for you whenever you need them, and solve all your queries through email and chat boxes.

Learning Outcomes of Pharmacy Technician Level 4 Bundle

  • Understand the responsibilities of a Pharmacy assistant or technician
  • Increase awareness of all the UK’s rules and regulations regarding drugs
  • Be able to dispense and prescribe vital medications promptly
  • Acquire the skills to reduce any mistakes involving essential stock
  • Show an excellent ability to manage stock and supplies
  • Develop your knowledge of basic medical terminology and grow your professional vocabulary
  • Understand the law and regulations surrounding the licensing of medicines
  • Determine the classification and categories of medicines
  • Know how to use medical equipment correctly and understand infection control procedures
  • Explore various career routes and understand the levels of support in the medical industry
  • Learn how to read medicine labels and familiarise yourself with the seven rights of medication administration
  • Understand the procedures for obtaining, storing, administering and disposing of medication and much more...

Why choose Pharmacy Skills Training Level 4? Count the ways that it can help you…

  1. One payment, but lifetime access to 11 CPD courses
  2. Certificate, Transcript, student ID everything included in a one-time fee
  3. No need to worry about hidden charges
  4. CPD certificate will be sent directly to you
  5. One-on-one help assistance on every weekday
  6. Practical and honest assessments performed immediately
  7. Personal PDF certificate awarded on passing
  8. Original copies of your exam certificate and transcript sent the next working day
  9. Gain valuable and recognised experience without leaving your home


120 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Qualification Standards

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Course Curriculum of Pharmacy Technician

Course 1: Pharmacy Technician

  • Pharmacy Technician - Module 01: Introduction to Pharmacy Assistant and Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician - Module 02: Job Role of Pharmacy Technicians
  • Pharmacy Technician - Module 03: Pharmacy Assistant Patient Counselling Guide
  • Pharmacy Technician - Module 04: Communication in Pharmacy Settings
  • Pharmacy Technician - Module 05: The Pharmacy Team and Practices
  • Pharmacy Technician - Module 06: Prescription and Dispensing in Pharmacies
  • Pharmacy Technician - Module 07: Dispensing Methods, EPS, Minimising Dispensing Errors in Pharmacies
  • Pharmacy Technician - Module 08: Inventory Control and Management in Pharmacies
  • Pharmacy Technician - Module 09: Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Pharmacy Technician - Module 10: Health and Safety Risks Assessment and Pharmaceutical Terminology

Pharmacy Technician - Course 2: Pharmacy Skills Training Level 4

  • Module 01: Introduction to Pharmacy
  • Module 02: History and Development of Pharmacy
  • Module 03: The Pharmacy Team
  • Module 04: Training of the Pharmacy Team
  • Module 05: Coaching and Evaluation of the Pharmacy Team
  • Module 06: Standards for Pharmacy Professionals
  • Module 07: Guidance to Support the Standards for Pharmacy Professionals
  • Module 08: The Rights and Responsibilities of Pharmacy Professionals
  • Module 09: Pharmacy Practice
  • Module 10: Clinical Pharmacy Skills
  • Module 11: Offering Enhanced Services
  • Module 12: Prescribing
  • Module 13: Supplying Medication
  • Module 14: Responding to Symptoms
  • Module 15: Health and Safety in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Pharmacy Technician - Course 3: Medication Administration Level 4

  • Module 01: Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines
  • Module 02: Legislation and guidance of medication management
  • Module 03: Principles of Safe and Appropriate Handling of Medicines
  • Module 04: Medication Risk Assessment Guidance
  • Module 05: Handling Medicines in Social Care Settings
  • Module 06: Consent to Treatment
  • Module 07: Requirements for Specific Services
  • Module 08: Levels of Care and Support
  • Module 09: Procedure for Handling Medication
  • Module 10: The Six Rights of Medication Administration
  • Module 11: Covert Administration of Medication
  • Module 12: Recording Procedures
  • Module 13: Storage of Medication
  • Module 14: Transfer and Disposal of Medication
  • Module 15: Drug Formulation and Ways of Taking It

Pharmacy Technician - Course 4: Infection Prevention Training

  • Module 01: Infection Prevention and Control Policy in the UK
  • Module 02: Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection
  • Module 03: Immunization
  • Module 04: Infections Spread by Food and Water
  • Module 05: Infections Spread by Animals and Insects, and Less Common Infections Found in the UK
  • Module 06: Infections & Diseases Spread by Person-to-Person Contact
  • Module 07: Infections Spread by Sexual Contact
  • Module 08: Infections Spread by Blood and Body Fluids

Pharmacy Technician - Course 5: Laboratory Technician and Services Advanced Diploma

  • Module 1: Introduction to the Course
  • Module 02: Medical Laboratory Services
  • Module 03: Laboratory Equipments (Part-01)
  • Module 04: Laboratory Equipments (Part-02)
  • Module 05: Microscope and How to Use It
  • Module 06: Solutions Used in Clinical/Medical Laboratory
  • Module 07: Sterilisation, Disinfection and Decontamination
  • Module 08: Basic Haematology
  • Module 09: Basic Haemostasis (Coagulation)
  • Module 10: Basic Immunology and Immunohematology
  • Module 11: Urinalysis
  • Module 12: Basic Clinical Chemistry
  • Module 13: Basic Clinical Microbiology
  • Module 14: Basic Parasitology
  • Module 15: Laboratory Accidents and Safety
  • Module 16: Quality Assurance

Pharmacy Technician - Course 6: Customer Service Management

  • Module 1: Customer Service: Who We Are and What We Do
  • Module 2: Customer Service: Establishing Your Attitude
  • Module 3: Customer Service: Identifying and Addressing Customer Needs
  • Module 4: Customer Service: Generating Return Business
  • Module 5: In-Person Customer Service
  • Module 6: Customer Service: Giving Customer Service over the Phone
  • Module 7: Customer Service: Providing Electronic Customer Service
  • Module 8: Customer Service: Recovering Difficult Customers
  • Module 9: Customer Service: Understanding When to Escalate

Pharmacy Technician - Course 7: Office Administration Certificate

  • Module 1: Introduction to Office Administration
  • Module 2: Skills of an Effective Administrator
  • Module 3: Business Writing Skills
  • Module 4: Communication Skills
  • Module 5: Managing Meetings and Giving Feedback
  • Module 6: Organisational Skills
  • Module 7: Telephone Etiquette
  • Module 8: Negotiation Techniques
  • Module 9: Conflict Management
  • Module 10: Stress Management
  • Module 11: Time Management

Pharmacy Technician - Course 8: Performance Management

  • Module 01: Introduction
  • Module 02: Performance
  • Module 03: Key Performance Indicators
  • Module 04: Reporting
  • Module 05: Rewarding
  • Module 06: Conclusion

Pharmacy Technician - Course 9: Personal Hygiene

  • Module 01: Introduction to Personal Hygiene and a Brief History
  • Module 02: Looking Clean, Smelling Clean
  • Module 03: Improving and Maintaining Oral Health
  • Module 04: Care of the Eyes
  • Module 05: Ear Care Secrets
  • Module 06: Foot & Nail Care in Personal Hygiene
  • Module 07: Hair Care Hygienic Ways
  • Module 08: Hygienic Approach to Skin Care
  • Module 09: Maintain Good Toilet Hygiene
  • Module 10: Potential Hygiene Guidelines
  • Module 11: Personal Hygiene During Coronavirus Pandemic

Pharmacy Technician - Course 10: Time Management

  • Module 01: Identifying Goals
  • Module 02: Effective Energy Distribution
  • Module 03: Working with Your Personal Style
  • Module 04: Building Your Toolbox
  • Module 05: Establishing Your Action Plan

Pharmacy Technician - Course 11: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness

  • Introduction to COVID-19
  • Understanding of Covid-19 as a Pandemic and How It Is Related to Zoonotic Diseases Like SARS and MERS
  • The Strike of Pandemic Around the World and Great Britain
  • Effects of Covid-19 on Human Life
  • Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Preventions and Social Measures to Be Taken
  • Pharmacy Technician -Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Technological Solutions against Covid-19

How will I get my certificate?

At the end of the course, there will be a written assignment test which you can take either during or after the course. After completing the test you will get your CPD Accredited Certificate (PDF + Hardcopy) as proof of your achievement.

  • PDF Certificate: Free (Previously it was £10)
  • Hardcopy Certificate: Free (Previously it was £20)

Who is this course for?

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this Pharmacy Skills Training Level 4. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.


Our Pharmacy Skills Training Level 4 is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices. This course has been designed to be fully compatible with tablets and smartphones so you can access your course on wifi, 3G or 4G.

There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

Career path

Level 4 Diploma in Pharmacy Technician is a useful CPD certificate to possess and would be beneficial for any professions or career from any industry you are in such as:

  • Pharmacist’s Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Hospital Clerk
  • Pharmacist

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Madalene asked:

Hi, If I live in South Africa at the moment ( planning on immigrating to the UK next year) can I still do this course on line now?


Hello Madalene, Thank you for your query. Yes, you can get enrolled in this course. Have a nice day.

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Gabriela asked:

Hi, I'm a pharmacy advisor but I'd like to expand my knowledge. Do I need to have tutor in order to finish course ?


Hello Gabriela, Thank you for your query. This is a personal skill development bundle course, and you don't need to have any tutor to complete this bundle. However, if you require support, our experienced tutors are always available to help you throughout the comprehensive syllabus of this bundle and answer all your queries through email. Have a nice day.

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