Pharmacy assistants are an important part of the pharmacy team and work under the supervision of a pharmacy technician or pharmacist. The GPhC has set requirements for Pharmacy Assistant Training.

We provide a range of e-Learning resources to support ‘in-house training’ provided by NHS Trusts across EoE/NSC.

The Programme Team

Information and Support Information and Support

Further Information

Pharmacy Assistants are employed in both NHS Trusts and community pharmacies in a variety of roles:

  • Dispensing
  • Ordering and maintaining stock
  • Medicines Counter Assistant
  • Aseptic Dispensing

Useful Links

General Pharmaceutical Council

Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK

West Suffolk College

City & Guilds

Pearson Edexcel


We provide an e-Learning environment for a wide range of education, training and development programmes.

The e-Learning environment offers maximum flexibility for learners and allows tutors, work-based trainers and assessors to monitor the progress of their learners at the touch of a button. Our e-Resources offer presentations, videos, documents to download and links to useful websites. These resources complement study days and further develop your knowledge.


A range of materials are currently available for:

  • Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Schemes
  • Level 2 Pharmacy Assistants Knowledge Programme
  • Level 3 Pre-reg Trainee Pharmacy Technicians – Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science
  • Trainers and Educators