Health and Wellbeing

NZ Certificate in Pharmacy
(Pharmacy Technician - Advanced) (Level 5)

Duration: 18 study weeks + holiday
Campus: new lynn
Credits: 65 credits
  • Open entry with interview
  • Preference will be given to students with qualifications in Information Technology Level 3/4 and above, and/or NCEA level 2/3 OR overseas high school certificate
English Requirements
  • IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 or other NZQA approved criteria
If you require assistance in gaining the correct English Language proficiency, please visit our sister school, Seafield School of English.
This programme requires students to have access to a laptop/desktop that can connect to the internet with a web browser and a required minimum screen size of 10 inches. For device specifications, please talk to your Course Advisor.

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Pharmacy technicians with advanced Level 5 qualifications can apply their knowledge and expertise to further their careers. Graduates of this programme can work as senior dispensary technicians, compounding technicians, team leaders and pharmacy managers.

Our NZ Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician - Advanced) (Level 5) provides its students with a more advanced set of dispensing skills, including the science and art of pharmaceutical compounding. You will also gain an extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pharmacy inventory management, pharmacology and medicines used in the treatment of health issues. Graduates of this qualification will be able to further advance their communication and problem-solving skills while providing a patient-centred pharmaceutical approach.

While completing this programme you will have opportunities to gain further pharmacy experiences while completing 160 hours of work placement. As a holder of the NZ Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician - Core) (Level 4), you will be able to work as a dispensary technician while further advancing your career towards the NZ Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician - Advanced) (Level 5).

You can put faith in NZSE College to guide your student journey from start, to finish. You'll also gain access to the NZSEG eco-system which doesn't just develop you professionally but also connects you to key industry players in the surrounding area, ensuring you prosper long after graduation. There are multiple avenues you can take post-graduation; with a broad selection of education pathways to choose from and industry connections to your advantage, you can either progress onto further education or you jumpstart your career from the get-go.

This programme is available for Domestic students
Work Placement Hours: 160 hours
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Date
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Entry Requirements
Fees

What You Will Learn

Anatomy and Physiology (Part 1)
Pharmacology and Professional Communication
Anatomy and Physiology (Part 2)
Advanced Pharmacy Practice
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