Play a vital role in improving patient care through medicine and information.


15 Months


Level 2

Career Sector

Health, Care & Medical

Available At


Course Overview

Pharmacists play a vital role in improving patient care through the medicine and the information they provide. Get started in this well-respected field with our Level 2 Apprenticeship. 

Pharmacy Assistants and Technicians have a lot of contact with the public, so great communication skills are essential for an applicant.  

Entry Requirements

  • Three GCSEs Grade D/3 or above including GCSE Maths.

What will I study?

You will learn to dispense medicines, provide advice and control stocks of pharmaceutical materials under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist.


Assist with the provision of a pharmacy service to meet individuals' needs

Ensure you own actions reduce risks to Health & Safety

Contribute to the effectiveness of teams

Communicate with pharmacy customers

Law, Regulation and Health & Safety in Pharmacy

Working in the pharmacy team

Why study at USP College? 

As well as gaining knowledge from experienced teachers and assessors, you will also take part in trips to Guys and St Thomas' Hospital in London to gain awareness of the different roles in Pharmacy in both a Hospital and Community setting. 

What could I do next? 

You could progress to an advanced level Apprenticeship or full-time employment in the industry. Potential roles could include being a Pharmacy Assistant or Dispensing Assistant.