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NZ Certificate in Pharmacy - Pharmacy Technician (Core) (Level 4)

NZSE School of Health-NZ Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician - Core) (Level 4)



24 Weeks


New Lynn


In class / blended



Work placement

30 hours

Programme overview

Are you interested in working as a Pharmacy Technician? Support your community in pharmacy-related services, upskill and light up your future in healthcare through NZSE’s New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician – Core) (Level 4 ). 

Through this 24-week programme, develop the vital skillset, confidence, ethical knowledge, and critical thinking to apply yourself in the New Zealand pharmacy sector under the supervision of a pharmacist. Learn from our team of caring, healthcare experts while training in our purpose-built pharmacy dispensary lab. During work placements, real-world experience will enable you to start your pharmaceutical career as a confident, enthusiastic and employable professional.

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What you study


This programme combines relevant theory with practical learning to ensure you get both the skillset and knowledge you need to start your pharmacy career. During your studies, you will learn:

You will also complete 160 hours of work placement at the end of the programme in a local pharmacy environment.

Career opportunities

Entry requirements

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