The PWDS Accuracy Checking Pharmacy Technician (ACPT) programme has been developed in line with the Nationally Recognised Competency Framework for Pharmacy Technicians in order to provide the training and assessment of pharmacy technicians who have been delegated the task of the final accuracy check of dispensed items under the supervision of a pharmacist.
PWDS has designed the following entry requirements to ensure that the trainee ACPT has sufficient experience as a pharmacy technician and has developed attributes and attitudes in order to accept responsibility of the role.
Trainees must meet the following entry criteria:
The programme handbook gives further details about the structure and contents of the programme and assessment process. The handbook (version 13.1 April 2019) can be accessed from ‘Documents and Templates’ section of this page.
The ACPT programme will:
Self Directed Learning, Virtual Practice Development Day, Local exam and Interview
Evidence Collection and E-portfolio regional assessment, Local exam and Interview
Answers to most common applications for each stage of the Programme process can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page and is usually the quickest and easiest way to resolve most enquiries.
Please ensure you check this page before submitting a contact enquiry.
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