Skip to main content
Bradford College

Pharmacy Accredited Checking Training (ACT)

Subject Area
Pharmacy, Sciences
Qualification Gained
Edexcel Pharmacy Accredited Checking Training (ACT)
Study Level
Adult, School Leavers, Trade & Professional
Duration
1 year Part-time
Start Date
Various
Study Mode
Part-time

  Overview

Our Pharmacy Accredited Checking Training course has the main aims of making sure that you are confident and clear in checking the accuracy of prescriptions, communicating potential errors and issues in dispensing and complying with current legislation and good practice in pharmacy. You will understand all of the processes and procedures required for accuracy in dispensing.

  Key Info

This course will:

  • Increase your awareness and accuracy in dispensing before moving on to the checking role.
  • Provide you with the knowledge and skills to successfully undertake accuracy checking duties.
  • Provide you with the knowledge and skills to comply with current legislation, policy, good practice, organisational and professional codes of practice and ethical standards.

Upon successful completion of the course you will be accredited by Bradford College.

Entry to this course requires:

  • Be a Registered Pharmacy Technician
  • Have the requirement to check as part of your job role
  • Be considered to have good dispensing accuracy by your workplace mentor
  • Be able to check 1,000 items within a 4 month period of the course
  • Have internet access to complete course
  • Basic IT skills (the hardest task is attaching a document – like in an email)
  • Have access to a workplace mentor who is an accredited checker or registered Pharmacist
  • Be willing and able to commit 3-5 hours of personal study a week as this is a 55 Guided Learning Hour course
  • Complete the course in 12 months
  • Be able to ‘issue’ prescriptions and provide appropriate counselling information

For more information regarding enrolment and entry requirements, please contact our Special Projects Officer, Karen Piotr at [email protected].

For more information regarding the course, please contact our Pharmacy Skills Lead, Sam Bradshaw [email protected].

There is no requirement to visit the college as the entire course is delivered via our online portfolio system Ecordia. (Ecordia is a specialist e-portfolio solution for training centres, colleges and other education establishments. )

All submitted work will be assessed and internally verified by Pharmacy Technicians at Bradford College.

The course is delivered on a “roll on – roll off” basis therefore there is no designated start date.

  Fees

£350 payable at time of enrolment.

Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service ay any time.

  Share

  Tags

# Applied Science # Pharmacy # Science

  Related Events

Apprenticeship Open Day

Apprenticeship Open Day

30th May 2022, 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Join the Apprenticeships Team and local employers who are actively recruiting apprentices. Speak to our team to find out more information about apprenticeships and the opportunities that are available.

  Related News

Contact Lens Certificate student’s success published in National article

Contact Lens Certificate student’s success published in National article

8th April 2022


Dispensing Optics online has highlighted the success of Bradford College students in their recent online critical entitled ‘Success for Bradford contact lens students’ Dispensing Optics Online is published by The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO), the professional body for dispensing opticians – working for dispensing opticians and advancing the profession in the UK and worldwide. The […]

Bradford College https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/2-female-infront-of-pharmacy-medication-12-1-scaled.jpg Applied Science,Pharmacy,Science