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Level 5 Endorsed Diploma | 150 CPD Points I Exam & Full Tutor Support Included | Instant Result

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Offer ends 30 July 2021
Study method
Online, self-paced
390 hours
Access to content
12 months
No formal qualification
150 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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What does a day in the life of pharmacy professionals look like?

  • Counsel patients about prescriptions
  • Call doctors for refill authorisation
  • Organising drug inventory
  • Preparing medications

The pharmacy professionals are the custodians of medicines and pharmaceutical items throughout the healthcare services.

With the civilisation evolving and new drugs & treatment development, pharmacy professionals are more crucial in modern healthcare. As the healthcare industry shifts to suit the changing demands of our society and communities, the demand for pharmacy personnel is also constantly increasing. From academia to the pharmaceutical industry, pharmacy professionals have working opportunities in a diverse range of settings. However, with the ever-changing healthcare sector, the duties of pharmacists are evolving — requiring more advanced skills. With this Pharmacy course, you can gain the fundamentals needed to establish a promising career in the pharmaceutical sector.

This course focuses on giving you a detailed overview of pharmacology and the pharmaceutical industry. With the help of this course, you will explore the fascinating history and development of pharmacy. Furthermore, you will be introduced to the standards of pharmacy professionals and the legal frameworks regarding pharmacy practice. This pharmacy training covers various vital topics, including pharmaceutical care, clinical pharmacy skills, health and safety regulations in the pharmacy industry, etc. You will also get the opportunity to traverse the job prospects in this pharmacy sector and the requisite skills to start a career in this field.

Our Diploma in Pharmacy Skills is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme, for its high-quality and non-regulated provision and training programmes. The Diploma in Pharmacy Skills is also accredited by CPD, with 150 CPD points available to you as proof of your achievement.

Sign up for this Pharmacy course and take the first step toward a lucrative career in medicine.

What you'll get out of this Pharmacy course:

  • Get a comprehensive overview of pharmacology and the business of pharmacy.
  • Learn about the fascinating history and development of pharmacy.
  • Explore pharmacological aspects in the National Health Service
  • Know in detail about the career prospect in this pharmacy field.
  • Gain a solid understanding of the necessary skills and knowledge to commence a career in pharmacy.
  • Familiarise yourself with the standards of pharmacy professionals and their importance.
  • Have a clear comprehension of the legal frameworks regarding pharmacy practice.
  • Strengthen your knowledge of the rights and responsibilities of pharmacy professionals.
  • Understand the core elements of pharmaceutical care and enhance your clinical pharmacy skills.
  • Deepen your understanding of prescribing and supplying medicines to patients.
  • Acquaint yourself with the health and safety regulation in the pharmacy industry.

Why People Enrol this Diploma in Pharmacy Skills From One Education:

  • Eligibility for an Endorsed certificate upon successful completion of the Diploma in Pharmacy Skills
  • Learning materials of our Diploma in Pharmacy Skills comprises of engaging voiceover and visual elements for your comfort
  • Get 24/7 access to all Diploma in Pharmacy Skills course content for a full year
  • Complete the Diploma in Pharmacy Skills at your own pace
  • Each of our students gets full tutor support on weekdays (Monday to Friday)
  • Efficient assessments and instant results upon completion of our Diploma in Pharmacy Skills

Please note: This course only gives you the theoretical knowledge that you need to excel in this field. This Diploma in Pharmacy Skills doesn't entitle you to practise as a professional in this specific field.



150 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Qualification Standards

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Course Curriculum

We’ve taken this comprehensive Diploma in Pharmacy Skills Course and broken it down into 15 manageable units which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the most advanced aspects of this skills. It really is a sure pathway to success.

This course is designed with the following modules:

Diploma in Pharmacy Skills

  • 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

How is the Diploma in Pharmacy Skills assessed?

To simplify the procedure of evaluation and accreditation for learners, we provide an automated assessment system. Upon completion of an online module of our Diploma in Pharmacy Skills, you will immediately be given access to a specifically crafted MCQ test. The results will be evaluated instantly, and the score displayed for your perusal. For each test, the pass mark will be set to 60%.

When all tests have been successfully passed, you will be able to order a certificate endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the Diploma in Pharmacy Skills, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their achievement. Hardcopy of this certificate of achievement endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme can be ordered and received straight to your home by post, by paying —

  • Within the UK: £109
  • International: £109 + £10 (postal charge) = £119

CPD & IAO Accredited Certification from One Education

After successfully completing this Diploma in Pharmacy Skills, you will qualify for the CPD & IAO accredited certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in both PDF & hardcopy format, which can be received by paying —

  • PDF Certificate: £9
  • Hardcopy Certificate (within the UK): £15
  • Hardcopy Certificate (international): £15 + £10 (postal charge) = £25

Who is this course for?

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this Diploma in Pharmacy Skills will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills attesting to your knowledge.


There are no specific prerequisites to enrol in this Diploma in Pharmacy Skills. Anyone and everyone can take this course.

The Diploma in Pharmacy Skills is fully accessible from any internet-enabled smart device. So, you can study from the comfort of your home!

All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and to be over the age of 16.

Career path

This Diploma in Pharmacy Skills will provide you with a thorough understanding of pharmacology. After completing the course, you will develop a set of skills and have a plethora of great job opportunities to explore, such as —

  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Assistants
  • Pharmacologist
  • Pharmacy Technician

In the UK, the typical yearly income for these positions is generally £15,000 - £40,000.

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Emmanuel asked:

will you be able to send the hard copy if i reside in a country like India or Australia


Dear Emmanuel, Thanks for contacting us. Yes, we can send the hard copy outside the UK. Many thanks, Help Desk

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Sylvia asked:

Is that a final price?


Hi Sylvia, Thanks for the question. Yes, this is the final price as off now. The course price includes the exams as well. Thanks.

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Morteza asked:

after how long we may have the certificate ?


Hi Morteza, Thanks for contacting us. The turnaround time for the PDF certificate is 24 hours and for the hardcopy, it is 3 - 9 working days. Regards, Help Desk.

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Molly asked:

How will I get the course materials?


Dear Molly, Thanks for the question. After you will purchase the course, we will create an account for you in our platform and will assign you to the course. From your account, you will be able to access all the course materials. Regards, Help Desk,

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Attiya asked:

Where will the exam take place?


Dear Attiya, Thank you for contacting us. The whole exam will be conducted online. After completing all the units, you can sit for the exam at a convenient time. Stay Safe Stay Healthy.

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Kenneth mcdonald . asked:

Do I get a certificate at the completion of the course ?


Dear Kenneth, Thank you for your question. Yes, you will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.