Why study at West?
With all three campuses situated on main transport hubs, all within 30 minutes of Glasgow City Centre, West College Scotland is an obvious choice. Our wide range of courses provide an exciting opportunity to study Science in our friendly, supportive surroundings. With a long-established reputation for excellence in this area, you’ll join our award-winning team of students and highly experienced staff, learning in sector-leading laboratories. We’ll also offer advice and assist you in making decisions on your future progression routes.
Our graduates have successfully used this course as a starting point on their journey to careers in both community and hospital pharmacies so, whatever area of pharmacy you are passionate about, we can help you on your journey.
What will I learn?
You’ll learn about:
- Health Promotion
- Prevention of Infection
- Pharmacy Practical Skills
- Professional Practice
- Human Body
- Working Safely in the Pharmacy Environment
What qualifications do I need?
There is no formal entry requirement but you must be able to show us that you’re committed and enthusiastic. For a place on the course you’ll need to attend an interview (bringing along any qualifications you may have) as well as complete a short on-line course.
Applicants whose first language is not English must have ESOL at Level 6 Grade C or above (or equivalent).
What can I do after?After successfully completing this course you could gain employment as a pharmacy support worker or pre-registration trainee pharmacy technician. Alternatively, you could continue your academic studies by progressing to Access to HN Science (SCQF Level 6).
Duration: 1 year
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