Pharmacy support staff education and training

Pharmacy support staff are key members of the pharmacy team, assisting the smooth running of pharmacies.

Pharmacy support staff have an important role in:

  • the dispensing and supply of medicines or medical devices
  • advising on the use of medicines and medical devices
  • assisting pharmacy professionals to provide pharmacy services

Pharmacy support staff are also known as pharmacy assistants or dispensing assistants. They work under the supervision of a pharmacist or pharmacy technician.

Pharmacy support staff aren’t registered with us, but we set the requirements for the education and training for the role.

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Use the search below to find specific pharmacy support staff courses and qualifications. You can use the filters on the left to find different types of courses, or search by location.

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