NC Pharmacy Services
The National Certificate (NC) in Pharmacy Services provides a broad-based study of the range of topics related to Pharmacy Services that are required for progression to areas of study or employment within the pharmacy sector. The NC is a stand-alone qualification and provides underpinning knowledge for the SVQ Pharmacy Services at Level 3. The Pharmacy Services NC has been accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), the regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy premises in Great Britain.
To gain approval for this qualification centres should complete and submit a Qualifications Approval Application Form. The Business Development Team can provide guidance in completing this form.
Assessors and verifiers must be able to meet SQA's general requirements as outlined in the guide to approval.
Please note that the Pharmaceutics Units must be taught by either a pharmacist or a pharmacy technician, and the Pharmacology Units must be taught by a pharmacist, pharmacy technician or a pharmacologist.
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To achieve the NC in Pharmacy Services candidates must achieve a total of 12 credits.
The mandatory section is made up of 11 credits, and one credit is required from the optional section.
Mandatory (11 credits)
Optional (1 credit)
|Unit Title||Unit Code|
|Pharmaceutics: Prepare Pharmaceutical Preparations Aseptically||FH2E 12|
|Pharmaceutics: Sale and Supply of Medicines and Related Products||FH2F 12|
- NC Pharmacy Services at SCQF Level 6 (104 KB)
Please see update from General Pharmaceutical Council (95 KB).
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