courses in Ireland

DT 425 - Higher Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Studies

Course Type: CAO and Third Level
Institute Name: Dublin Institute of Technology-CAO
Fee: -
Course Locations: Dublin City Centre

Course Details

DT425 This is a two-year higher certificate programme in Pharmacy Technician Studies, which develops practical, professional and academic skills required to assist in the various activities of the pharmacy, not requiring the professional judgment of the pharmacist. These skills include an understanding of how medicines are developed, manufactured and brought to the market place. Students will also acquire an understanding of how medicines are formulated and develop skills to prepare a range of medicines extemporaneously. The student will also acquire the ability to supply non-prescription medicines in accordance with legislation and guidelines. Communication and effective liaison skills will be developed. In addition, the student will have attained a sound base in science, which should allow progression in education both in Ireland and elsewhere including higher level courses in pharmacy and pharmaceutical technology. Work Placement: The programme includes a paid Pharmacy placement, which can be carried out either in hospital or community pharmacies. This allows the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge and skills. This work placement is fl exible e.g. one six month block placement or two periods of three month block placements. Time allowances can be accumulated working in a Pharmacy for one day per week throughout the duration of the programme. Career Opportunities A rewarding career as a Pharmacy Technician, with many employment opportunities in community and hospital employment opportunities include medical sales for pharmaceutical suppliers. pharmacies awaits graduates of this programme. Other

Click here to view other Science courses

Course Quick-Search

Upcoming Booking Deadlines

06-May-2016 Best practice in risk assessment Carlow BioLogiQ
06-May-2016 Logistics And Supply Chain management Dublin City Centre CMI, Communications and Management Institute
07-May-2016 PFS Mat Pilates Dublin City Centre Profi Fitness School
07-May-2016 Manual and Computerised Level 5 North Dublin City Dorset College Dublin
14-May-2016 Body Beautiful South Dublin City Bronwyn Conroy Beauty School
17-May-2016 Indian Head Massage County Dublin Holistic College Dublin
19-May-2016 ITEC Level 3 NEW Sports Massage DIPLOMA Limerick, Limerick City Institute of Massage and Sports Therapy
20-May-2016 RLSS National Pool Lifeguard - GOREY Wexford Sprint Health and Fitness College
29-Jul-2016 Master in Primary Education Carlow, Cavan, Clare, County Cork, Cork City,... Hibernia College
View More Upcoming Courses
QQI Launches National Student Engagement Programme 03/05/16
student engagement in decision makingThe launch of the National Student Engagement Programme was recently announced by Dr Padraig Walsh, CEO of Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). In doing so, he highlighted the value it can represent for enhancing student involvement in higher education institutions.  … Continue reading