Guidance

Pharmacy services apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the pharmacy services sector.

Dispensing and pharmacy assistants and pharmacy technicians are an essential part of the pharmacy team.

Training opportunities

You’ll work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in order to provide medicines for patients in a safe and correct manner.

Types of apprenticeships

There are 2 types of apprenticeship.

Intermediate level apprenticeship

You can train in roles like:

  • dispensing assistant
  • pharmacy assistant

Advanced level apprenticeship

You can train as a pharmacy technician.

Apply for a pharmacy services apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education