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New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Introduction to Pharmacy Practice)

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand

Subject area

Pharmacy

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

People entering programmes leading to the award of this qualification must be able to:
- understand requirements and follow instructions
- communicate clearly and effectively with others.
Level 2 credits in from the communication skills subfield or English subfield, or demonstration of comparable knowledge or skills, may be accepted as evidence of this.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the pharmacy sector with people that can work in a non-dispensing support role within a pharmacy and support the provision of safe, patient-centred healthcare under the supervision of a pharmacist.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Pharmacy at this level can earn:

$30,000

Median earnings one year after study

$33,000

Median earnings two years after study

$40,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

58%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Hiwinui Heke Māori Pharmacy Scholarship

Provided by:

PHARMAC

Website:

http://www.pharmac.health.nz

Value:

For Pharmaceutical Study Assistance

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Ngati Whakaue - Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

The Ngati Whakaue Trust - Secretary

Website:

https://vps.ngatiwhakaue-eetb.org.nz/

Value:

The Board will fix the amount available for Tertiary Grants in the annual Budget

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 802 0030
Fax: (04) 3829297
Email: p.society@psnz.org.nz
Web: http://https://www.psnz.org.nz/

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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