New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician - Advanced)

New Zealand Management Academies Limited

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22 Weeks

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the pharmacy sector with people who carry out a wide range of advanced pharmacy dispensing services, and support the provision of safe, patient-centred healthcare, under the supervision of a pharmacist.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

General requirements The New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Introduction to Pharmacy Practice) (Level 3) [Ref: 1886] or an equivalent qualification, skills or experience in the health and wellbeing sectors, is required to be held for entry into programmes leading to this qualification. All candidates are interviewed where our enrolment team hold discussions with prospective learners about their employment interests/job aspirations/previous experience/current qualifications to ascertain which programme of study available at NZMA would be the most appropriate fit for them. Additional requirements International students: - International students must be 18 years old or over - General or academic IELTS score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5 or equivalent under Rule 18. IELTS 6.5 is highly recommended to be successful in the programme due to the high level of technical content in the programme

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


22 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,920 $3,920
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$5,121 $5,121
Total $9,041 $9,041

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 309 7802
Fax: (09) 2701269

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