The Pharmacy industry is dynamic, exciting and there are many job opportunities for qualified Pharmacy Technicians. Pharmacists play a key role in helping patients feel better and get well as fast as possible.
Our Pharmacy Technician course gives you practical learning on campus and will teach you all the key skills and pharmaceutical knowledge you need to start your career.
During this course you will learn everything you need to know to become a Pharmacy Technician. You’ll learn how to provide accurate health advice to customers and your community.
After you have been with us for 13 weeks of study you will get a guaranteed interview with Chemist Warehouse, New Zealand's fastest growing pharmacy, for part-time job opportunities.
Pharmacy law dispensing processes: legislation, codes and standards which govern pharmacy practice
Dispensing techniques: accurately prepare and dispense prescriptions
Different forms of compliance packaging
Pharmacy health: routes of administration and the formulations of medicines
Anatomy and physiology
Recognize how the different body systems work and their disorders
Professionalism and support: communication skills appropriate to pharmacy
Exclusive to NZMA, after 13 weeks of study, our students get a guaranteed interview with Chemist Warehouse!
If successful, you will be recruited by Chemist Warehouse as a part-time employee during your level 4 and 5 studies. This will give you valuable experience and great exposure to the industry