Our Foundation pharmacist training pathway supports newly qualified pharmacists to develop their knowledge and skills in community pharmacy practice.
The Foundation pharmacist training pathway will support you to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, behaviours and experience to deliver excellent patient care. Mapped to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Foundation practice framework, the programme aims to support you to be capable and competent in your role and ensure quality of care during the first stage of your foundation training – Foundation Stage 1. The 12-month, fully-funded programme offers a comprehensive mix of online tutor-supported study, learning activities, workshops, assessment and work-based support through a designated work-based CPPE tutor.
The Foundation pharmacist training pathway will incorporate an element of workplace support and assessment, allowing learning to be applied, developed and demonstrated in a practice environment.
Applications will open on 30 July 2018. The deadline for applications is 14 October 2018 and there is a limit of 100 places. The programme will commence on the 5 November 2018.
You are eligible to apply if you:
and you work for at least three days a week in an independent or small multiple community pharmacy.
The programme will be delivered over a 12 month period and will comprise learning on the following topics:
You will be supported to complete a personal development plan to inform your learning during the course. You will be supported by CPPE to determine your development needs and to plan your workshop attendance. Support and assessment will also take place in your workplace, with regular visits from work-based tutors.
Successful applicants will be expected to undertake the full programme of study.
Application process opens: 30 July 2018
Deadline for application: 14 October 2018
Successful applicants informed: 19 October 2018
Course start date: 5 November 2018
CPPE reserves the right to charge a fee for early withdrawal from the programme.