“ACCURACY CHECkING DISPENSER” PHARMACY TRAINING COURSE

£160 + VAT

Accuracy Checking Course for Dispensing Assistants

ACCURACY CHECKING FOR DISPENSING ASSISTANTS

Are you a qualified dispenser wanting to progress your pharmacy career by becoming an Accuracy Checking Dispenser (ACD)?

Our accuracy checking course for dispensing assistants provides you with two years’ accreditation.

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ACCURACY CHECKING DISPENSER TRAINING COURSE

£160 + VAT

At Scientia Skills we offer an affordable Accuracy Checking Dispenser qualification.

Qualification

Qualification

Accuracy Checking Dispenser mapped to the national framework for ACD qualifications.

Requirements

Requirements

Trainees must hold a recognised dispenser qualification and have the support and supervision of a pharmacist.
Duration

Duration

Most people complete this training course in 12-52 weeks so we can flex the timescales to suit your trainee’s pace of learning.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN
OUR TRAINING COURSE

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TRAINEE WORKBOOK

A trainee accuracy checking dispenser workbook to explain how the programme works and introduce the practice of building a portfolio, multiple choice questions at the end of the workbook to test your trainee’s knowledge, a tutor guide to support the tutor and the assessment.
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SUPPORT

Once we’ve set your trainee up on their new course, our friendly team will be in touch regularly to help them complete their course and gain their accuracy checking dispenser qualification. We track progress and are always happy to help and support trainee and tutor in any way we can.
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DELIVERY METHOD

Trainees receive a workbook and portfolio templates to record their checking progress.
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ASSESSMENT

This training course is assessed through workbook activities, portfolio of evidence, MCQs, a timed checking exercise and telephone interview.

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COURSE UPDATES

We regularly review and update our accuracy checking dispenser course so you can rest assured that they are high quality, easy to understand and relevant to pharmacy practice today.

TRAINING COURSE CONTENT

The workbook covers all the key topics that your trainee needs to understand the legal and practical aspects of accuracy checking and develop their skills in the checking process. We constantly work hard to make sure that the workbooks are easy to understand, up to date and relevant to the work that trainees are doing on a daily basis.

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Introduction, process for completing the qualification

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Checking prescriptions

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Reporting and dealing with errors

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Re-accreditation

TRAINEE TESTIMONIALS

Listed below are just a few of our happy accuracy checking dispenser course trainees.

The ACD programme was easy to follow the portfolio easy to put together. My confidence in my checking process has really grown throughout the programme.

Emma, Burnley

I found the process very thorough and straight forward. It has made me a much better dispenser and I feel confident completing the final check on prescriptions.

Phil, Burnley

The programme was very thorough and has boosted Emma’s confidence with her checking process. I can now deliver more services to our community.

Hiten, Manchester

After years of working in pharmacy, this qualification has given me the skills to perform the final check on prescriptions. Thank you for all your support!

Amir, Manchester

ACCURACY CHECKING DISPENSER TRAINING COURSE FAQS

Listed below are some of the common accuracy checking dispenser training course questions and answers. If you cannot find an answers to your question, then simply contact us for a free pharmacy training consultation.

What qualifications do I need to be accepted on this training course?
You need to have completed an accredited training programme for a pharmacy dispenser. This qualification would normally be known as a Dispensing Assistant programme. If you are unsure as to whether you have the correct qualification to enrol onto this checking programme, please contact us and we will look into this for you.
In what format do you provide the training course content?

The training is delivered via distance learning. We will email the workbook, tutor guide and template forms for producing your portfolio, which includes MCQs, activities and completing 1000 item supervised checks, along with a few other forms for completion. This is then sent to us for marking and we will provide feedback and move onto the next stage of the programme which is to complete a 10 prescription check. The last stage is a phone call with one of our assessors.

Can I complete this training course from home?
You can complete the workbook, MCQs and activities at home if you wish, but the rest of the checking programme will have to be conducted in the pharmacy, due to the nature of what needs to be completed.
Can I start this training programme at any time?
Yes, you can start this training programme at any time of the year.
How long does this training course last?
The Accuracy Checking Dispenser training programme takes between 3 months and 12 months to complete. Most trainees complete this training within 3 months.
Do you provide all training content for this course?
Yes, all the content you need is included within the workbook. You will develop your own accuracy checking technique as you complete your 1000 supervised accuracy checks.
Do you provide support during my training?
Yes, we are here to help with any queries you may have when building your portfolio for your accuracy checking training, and we will provide active support before your 10 prescription check and for the telephone interview.
Will my pharmacy pay for this training course?
In the majority of cases, the pharmacy will pay for your training as they will benefit from the skills you obtain on your Accuracy Checking Dispensing programme.
Do I get a certificate when I complete this training programme?
Yes you do. Once you have completed your Accuracy Checking Dispensing programme, we will send you a paper certificate in the post.
Do I need to re-accredit this training course?
Yes, you will need to re-accredit your Accuracy Checking Dispenser programme 2 years after you qualify with an accredited training provider.