English: GCSE grade* 4 or above. An alternative is that you will have a certificate in Level 2 literacy.
Maths: GCSE grade* 4 or above. An alternative is that you will have a certificate in Level 2 numeracy.
Science: GCSE grade* 4 or above in Double Science or Biology. An alternative is that you will have achieved at least merit in a Level 2 BTEC Applied Science.
If you are being appointed to a NHS position as a Pre-registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician, the NHS section you have applied to will interview you.
If you are applying directly to Highbury College, you will be interviewed by Highbury personnel to ascertain that you are employed as a PTPT for the minimum number of hours per week and have the capabilities of undertaking this demanding programme. You need to provide evidence of your English, maths and science qualifications. You will need to provide an acceptable reference for good character and an acceptable self-declaration for health. Your workplace manager will need to satisfy the programme Lead Assessor that you will be supported in your pharmacy practice to meet your skills assessments.
*GCSE grade 4 or above was formerly grade C or above.