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CW116
Pharmacy Technician Studies

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in this level.

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The role of the Pharmacy technician is to assist in the various activities of the pharmacy, not requiring the professional judgment of a pharmacist. Functions include basic medicine preparation, interpretation and preparation of prescriptions, and recording patients medical history.

This course prepares the student to fulfil this role.

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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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This highly practical programme enables graduates to work in either community or hospital based pharmacies, pharmacy wholesalers and as sales representatives with drug companies.



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