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Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprenticeship Standard

What you need to know about the Highfield Level 2 End-Point Assessment for Pharmacy Services Assistant

Who is this Standard for?

The Pharmacy Services Assistant (PSA) works under the supervision of a Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, or other accountable healthcare professional. The PSA provides a variety of pharmacy and medicines services to patients, the public and other professional healthcare teams. The PSA supports the delivery of pharmacy services in a variety of pharmacy environments.

A PSA will be involved in supporting the supply, preparation and assembly of medicines and products. A PSA will issue these to patients and other healthcare professionals and assist in providing advice to patients, helping them to make effective use of their medicines. They will be responsible for ordering and receiving medicines, as well as their storage, disposal and return.

Programme structure

This is a level 2 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 12 months. 

Assessment Plan

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 18/12/2018 will be assessed against ST0299/AP01

End-Point Assessment methods

  • Knowledge Test
  • Simulated Observation with question and answer session
  • Professional Discussion

EPA Kit - To access the full EPA kit and the Gateway Readiness Report for this standard, please visit here 

Pricing - The price of the end-point assessment for this standard is: £952.00