Following on from the National Pilot, PWDS are pleased to continue to support the HEE Integrated Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician (PTPT) programme. PTPTs are trained across sectors and complete a GPhC recognised 2-year training programme. This qualification combined with the work experience will enable registration as a pharmacy technician with the GPhC.
The Integrated model facilitates the training of PTPTs across sectors in a dual or tri-partnership model.
This programme will create structured training, offering a minimum of 12 weeks’ experience in a minimum of two of the following healthcare settings:
Applicants will require at least 4 GCSEs (grade A*-C), including English, maths and two sciences or equivalent qualifications
Employers from community pharmacy, general practice, care homes, secondary care and community mental health have formed partnerships and recruited pre-registration trainees for a 24-month period, with the lead employer responsible for employing the trainees.
These trainees are additional to the existing pipeline and aims to support future workforce needs in new and expanding roles, such as primary care.
There are significant benefits of the integrated training model for all, including:
Support for the trainees
All trainees have an educational supervisor who will oversee the training programme and practice/clinical supervisors in each rotation.
HEE have also provided a Regional Facilitator to offer ongoing support and guidance for all involved in the programme.
Following on from the pilot cohort, Victoria Horton is the Regional Facilitator for the South cohort and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
The two-year programme will be delivered via virtual classroom/e-learning and/or face-to-face study days.
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.
Bradford college – Level 3 Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians BTEC Level 3 Diploma https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/courses/course/principles-and-practice-for-pharmacy-technicians-btec-level-3-diploma/
Buttercups Training – Pharmacy Technician (Integrated) Apprenticeship
Highbury College – BTEC Level 3 Diploma Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians
University of East Anglia – Certificate of higher education in pharmacy technician practice apprenticeship
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