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Pre-Apprenticeship in Pharmacy Services Level 5

  • Campuses

    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5

  • Campuses

    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5


Why study at West - Finnart Campus?

Located just over 30 minutes by train from Glasgow Central, West College Scotland Finnart Campus in Greenock provides an exciting opportunity to start your Pharmacy studies at a range of levels in our friendly, supportive surroundings.

Here you will join our award-winning team of students and highly experienced staff, learning in sector leading laboratory facilities. We have well established industry links at a local and national pharmacy communities, working closely with NHS Scotland to prepare the pharmacy workforce for the future.

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
  • Chemistry
  • 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).



Programme Information

Start: August

End: June

Duration: 1 year

Additional Information

Our students go on to achieve great things, but don't take our word for it....

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Rajiv Dabeea

Study options

Campus Mode Level
Greenock Full time SCQF 5

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