Certificate in Pharmacy Technician (Level 5)

New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician) (Level 5)
60 weeks

The Pharmacy industry is dynamic, exciting and there are many employment opportunities out there for qualified Pharmacy Technicians. Our Pharmacy Technician Programme offers practical learning on campus and will teach you all the necessary skills and pharmaceutical knowledge to start your career. It also includes work placement in one of the leading pharmacies in New Zealand. 

You will also receive three qualifications gained as part of studying Pharmacy Level 5:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician) (Level 5)

  • New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician) (Level 4)

  • New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Introduction to Pharmacy Practice) (Level 3)

  • You will Learn:

  • Pharmacy law dispensing processes: this course teaches legislation, codes and standards which govern pharmacy practice

  • Dispensing techniques: learn how to accurately prepare and dispense prescriptions, and the different forms of compliance packaging 

  • Pharmacy health: understand the routes of administration and the formulations of medicines

  • Anatomy and physiology: recognize how the different body systems work and their disorders

  • Professionalism and support: you will gain an understanding of the communication skills appropriate to pharmacy

Course start dates


Wellington Railway Station, Level 1, 2 Bunny Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011

Jan 31, 2022
Aug 1, 2022

Auckland Central

100 Symonds Street, Grafton, Auckland 1010

Feb 7, 2022


85 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013

Jul 25, 2022

Sylvia Park

56-60 Carbine Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060

Jul 25, 2022


94 Tristram Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton 3204

Jul 25, 2022

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