BTEC LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA IN DISPENSING ACCURACY CHECKING
Duration: 12 Months*
Level: Level 4
Last Updated: 28-10-20
This course is designed to train registered Pharmacy Technicians.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Week 1: Introduction to the course and portfolio building; and Regulation & Governance in Dispensing Checking.
Week 2: Quality Assurance of Prescriptions & Products in a Pharmacy; and Checking & Interpreting Prescriptions.
Week 3: Error Detection; Reporting & Analysis in the Dispensing Process; Developing Reflective Practice; and Developing Transferable Skills.
HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT?
On this course, you will be taught via a course based induction session and a combination of online and workbased learning.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
You will be assessed by 4 main methods:
Completion of underpinning knowledge and a course workbook
Completion of an electronic portfolio of written assignments
Completion of a 1000 item checking log
Completion of an end checking test
You must have a work based mentor who is either a GPhC registered and a practicing accuracy checking pharmacy technician or a GPhC registered pharmacist, with at least 12 months GPhC registration. The mentor must attend a half day mentor training session every two years.
WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?
Successful completion of this qualification will allow you to practice as an Accuracy Checking Technician (ACT) and will enhance your career prospects.
IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
This course has various start dates throughout the year, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
You must be a GPHC Registered Pharmacy Technician, have at least one years' experience as a qualified dispensing technician and completion of a 200 item, error free, dispensing log.