Framework Details

Framework Title: Health (Pharmacy Services)
ID: FR05003
Level/s: 2, 3
Issuing Authority: Skills for Health
Issue Date: 13/09/2021

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The Health (Pharmacy Services) Framework supports individuals in the Pharmacy sector, as part of the wider healthcare team.

This Framework supports:

  • Dispensing and Pharmacy Assistants at Level 2
  • Pharmacy Technicians at Level 3

Dispensing and Pharmacy Assistants and Pharmacy Technicians are an essential part of the pharmacy team and work under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist in order to provide medicines for patients in a safe and correct manner.

The average duration for completion of this framework at Level 2 is 15 months and for Level 3 is 24 months.


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