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Course Overview

Pharmacy Technician is a competitive role in one of the largest industries in the world. It is a growing profession within the healthcare sector, with responsibilities including managing medicines, working with formulations, drug regulation and control.

The Basics of Pharmacy Tech provides a complete insight into the field of pharmacy, from career opportunities and skills to key legislation and salary. Whether you’re an aspiring professional or new to the field, this course provides the foundation to elevate your career.

You will enrich your knowledge of the history of the pharmaceutical industry, as well as learn about how this industry is evolving, exploring various professional settings. You will also familiarise with common pharmacy terminology that every Pharmacy Technician should have in their vocabulary. This course includes step-by-step guidance on dispensing prescription medication and other best practice procedures to prepare you for your career. 

Get a head start in your career and add valuable skills to your CV with this up-to-date training course. 

It should be noted that this course is not accredited by the GPhC. So, you won’t be eligible to register as a pharmacy technician with the GPhC. However, you will learn the basics of the profession and so, you can use the lessons as a ladder to progress your career.

What You Will Learn

This course is one of the most in-depth online training courses you’ll find for aspiring Pharmacy Technicians. It covers everything you need to become fully qualified in this field, led by an experienced professional.

Why You Should Choose This Course From iStudy

Study at your own pace

Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)

Fully compatible with any device

Free Printable PDF Certificate immediately after completion

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course

No hidden fees or exam charges

CPD Qualification Standards and IAO accredited

Efficient exam system, assessment, and instant results

Our customer support team is always ready to help you

Gain professional skills and better earning potential


After completing the course you’ll receive a free printable CPD accredited PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9!


This course is accredited by Continuing Professional Development (CPD). It is a recognised independent accreditation service.

Enrol today and learn something new with iStudy.

You’ll find a full breakdown of the course curriculum down below, take a look and see just how much this course offers. We’re sure you’ll be satisfied with this course.

Course Curriculum

Basics of Pharmacy Tech - Updated Version
Module 01: Introduction to Pharmacy Assistant and Pharmacy Technician 00:14:00
Module 02: Job Role of Pharmacy Technicians 00:23:00
Module 03: Pharmacy Assistant Patient Counselling Guide 00:18:00
Module 04: Communication in Pharmacy Settings 00:14:00
Module 05: The Pharmacy Team and Practices 00:00:00
Module 06: Prescription and Dispensing in Pharmacies 00:18:00
Module 07: Dispensing Methods, EPS, Minimising Dispensing Errors in Pharmacies 00:15:00
Module 08: Inventory Control and Management in Pharmacyies 00:18:00
Module 09: Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 00:11:00
Module 10: Health and Safety Risks Assessment and Pharmaceutical Terminology 00:19:00
Basics of Pharmacy Tech - Old Version
Pharmacy Technician in UK
What is Pharmacy Technician? 00:30:00
UK Status 00:30:00
Pay and Opportunities 00:15:00
How Could the Pharmacy Technician Role Expand? 00:15:00
Pharmacy Technician
NUMBERS 01:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Basics of Pharmacy Tech 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Basics of Pharmacy Tech 00:20:00


This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

You can study this course from wherever and whenever you want. You can study at your own pace and from any device. Just log in to your account from any device and start learning!

Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

You don’t have to wait a minute after your payment has been received, you can begin immediately. You will create your login details during the checkout process and we will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We make the payment process easy for you. You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. We use the latest SSL encryption for all transactions, so your order is safe and secure.

After you complete the course, you’ll immediately receive a free printable PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9! You may have to wait for 3 to 9 days to get the hard copy certificate.

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