Standard of the Week – Pharmacy Services Assistant

27 July, 2023

The Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard has been approved for delivery since 18th December 2018.

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. They are involved in supporting the supply, preparation and assembly of medicines and products; issuing them to patients and other healthcare professionals and assisting in providing advice to patients to help them to make effective use of their medicines.

There are currently 20 registered training providers for this standard.

Learn more about this and other related apprenticeship standards on our Pharmacy page.