Pharmacy Services

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Pharmacy Services like?

Do you want to contribute to the fight against illness? Study for an apprenticeship in pharmacy services and be part of an industry that’s committed to shaping Scotland’s medical future.  

Discover how to prepare medical supplies for different customers. Learn how to prescribe over the counter medicine and ensure people receive the right products.  

Whether you’re interested in prescriptions or holistic items, there’s a job for you in Scotland’s pharmacy services sector. Work as a pharmacist and provide customers with medical stock. Become a dispensing assistant and carry out administrative duties within a hospital. Work as a pharmacy technician and deliver high-quality customer service to patients.  

Entry requirements

There are no set requirements for this apprenticeship. However, it is beneficial to have an interest in medicine and a desire to help patients.  

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

The Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF level 6 will take between 12 and 24 months to complete.  

The Technical Apprenticeship at SCQF level 8 will take between 24 and 36 months to complete.

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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