The Pharmacy industry is dynamic, exciting and there are many job opportunities for qualified Pharmacy Technicians. You can 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.
You'll also gain real world industry experience and complete 320 hours at a pharmacy provider as part of your training.
You will learn:
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, during your studies you will get a guaranteed interview with one of our industry partnerships!
If successful, you will be recruited as a part-time employee while you continue your studies. This will give you valuable experience and great exposure to the industry.
*Guaranteed interviews are subject to job opportunities available.