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Pharmacy Assistant - Reception

Course Code(s):  5M2468 PRXX
QQI Award Code:  5M2468 Business Administration
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2468 PRXX
QQI Award Code 5M2468 Business Administration
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This 1 year, full time programme will appeal to many. As well as a FETAC qualification, learners are offered an additional module from the IPU. This qualification increases employment opportunities. and is delivered by a qualified Pharmacist or Pharmaceutical Assistant.

Learners who complete the programme may gain employment in a Pharmacy dispensing over-the-counter medicines and other products in a rapidly developing industry.

What will you Study?

Medicines and Counter Assistant (MCA) - (IPU)*
Word Processing 5N1358
Health and Safety at Work 5N1794
Nutrition
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Communications 5N0690
Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Customer Service 5N0972
Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised 5N1354
Work Experience 5N1356
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
BBSAX 5M2468

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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Sales, Retail & Purchasing
Chemical, Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Medical & Healthcare
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