Institute of Applied Sciences

Course Title: Advanced Diploma for Pharmacy Technician
Course Code: AS4-01-21


Course details

Mode: Includes Work Placement
This programme of study is designed to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and competences necessary for a career as pharmacy technicians. Learners will be exposed to scientific and pharmaceutical principles and will be given a sound knowledge of health related material, resulting in a holistic approach to effectively and competently embark on a career as a pharmacy technician. This programme of study is designed to provide learners with all the technical skills, knowledge of procedures, legislation and responsibilities required for such a career and includes work-related training and practice. Successful candidates will be eligible to apply for Registration with the Pharmacy Council of Malta.
Dan il-programm ta’ studju huwa mfassal biex jipprovdi lill-istudenti l-ħiliet, l-għarfien u l-kompetenzi meħtieġa għal karriera bħala tekniċi farmaċewtiċi. L-istudenti jitgħallmu prinċipji xjentifiċi u farmaċewtiċi u jingħataw għarfien sod ta’ suġġetti relatati mas-saħħa, bil-għan li jkunu ppreparati sewwa biex jaħdmu bħala tekniċi farmaċewtiċi u jwettqu xogħolhom b’mod effettiv u kompetenti. Dan il-programm ta’ studju huwa mfassal biex jipprovdi lill-istudenti l-ħiliet tekniċi, l-għarfien tal-proċeduri, il-leġiżlazzjoni u r-responsabbiltajiet kollha meħtieġa għal din il-karriera u jinkludi taħriġ u prattika relatati max-xogħol. L-istudenti li jtemmu l-kors b’suċċess ikunu eliġibbli biex japplikaw għar-reġistrazzjoni mal-Kunsill tal-Ispiżjara ta’ Malta.
MQF Level: 4
Duration: 2 Years Full-time
Entry requirements: MCAST Diploma in Applied Science
MCAST Diploma in Health and Social Care (with additional module in Chemistry)
Any MCAST Level 3 Diploma, whilst being in possession of the compulsory subjects as indicated hereunder
4 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes
Compulsory: English Language and Mathematics and Chemistry
Other entry requirements: Applicants will be subject to an occupational health screening to establish their suitability for the Placement which is a mandatory part of this programme. Once course would have started, failure to present a successful health screening, will result in not being in a position to go on work placements which will preclude from a successful completion of course. Applicants must also provide evidence of a clean police conduct certificate.
Career opportunities: Pharmacy technician
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