The CPPE Accuracy checking pharmacy technician (ACPT) programme aims to support pharmacy technicians to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to provide the final accuracy check of dispensed medicines that have been clinically screened or approved by a pharmacist, and assembled and labelled by another team member.
Please note: This programme is only available to pharmacy technicians working in NHS hospitals and secure environments in London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex. If you are a pharmacy technician working in community or outside of these areas, and wish to stay informed of future developments then you should email HEE.PhIF@hee.nhs.uk to register interest.
To begin your application, access the application form here.
The CPPE Accuracy checking pharmacy technician (ACPT) programme is a three to 12 month training and development programme available to pharmacy technicians working in NHS hospitals or secure environments in London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex. The course is designed to support you in meeting a range of competencies during your training in order to deliver safe and effective patient care. It includes tasks that will develop your leadership skills to support the team and drive performance.
Our programme offers a blended approach to learning that includes resources for self-directed study, e-learning and practice-based activities. It is flexible so that it meets the needs of stakeholders in community pharmacy and secondary care. Following comprehensive assessment, you will be able to use this learning to support optimisation of skills in the dispensary.
You can find out more about the programme in the detailed programme handbook.
Please note: All pharmacy technicians in community pharmacy across England and pharmacy technicians working in NHS hospitals and secure environments outside of Health Education England's London and South East footprint should continue to use their current providers.
To apply for the ACPT programme you will need to complete the following steps in order:
Applications can be made here.