The Dispensing Assistant Course (Level 2 Equivalent) is intended for staff working either part or full time in a dispensary requiring training in basic procedures and legal issues.

This course provides the underpinning knowledge for the Advanced Apprenticeship Programme.

The course provides the underpinning knowledge for the the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Service Skills.

Allows an appropriate skill-mix that will enhance the pharmaceutical care of the patient and utilise the knowledge and skills of the dispensing assistants more effectively.