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Help improve community health by training as a pharmacy technician. 

If you’re good with numbers, enjoy dealing with people and have an interest in health, an NZMA Pharmacy qualification can set you up for a lifetime of job security with the chance to grow and build your skills.

Pharmacy is an industry where you can make a real difference in people’s health and well-being. So if you’re keen to help others and want a career in healthcare, pharmacy could be for you.  

At NZMA, you’ll be taught by friendly tutors who’ve worked in the pharmaceutical industry and train at dispensary counters just like the real thing.

  • You could be working at Chemist Warehouse after 13 weeks of study

  • Learn legal dispensing processes and techniques

  • Build your anatomy, physiology and communication skills

  • Enjoy smaller class sizes with friendly, helpful tutors

  • Build your confidence in our fun and supportive environment

Exclusive to NZMA, after you have been with us for 13 weeks of study, you will get a guaranteed interview with Chemist Warehouse for part-time work while you study.

You’ll gain invaluable pharmacy experience, learn how to give helpful health advice to the community and be part of a team making healthcare more accessible to all New Zealanders.


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