Pharmacy T Level at Harrogate College

Study pharmacy in a brilliant learning environment with expert support and state-of-the art facilities.


Tutor teaching in classroom

The new T Levels are designed as an alternative to A Levels, apprenticeships and other 16 to 19 courses, focusing on vocational skills to help you get into skilled employment, higher study or apprenticeships. Harrogate College is now offering the Pharmacy T Level, which will teach you everything you need to know to become a pharmacy technician.

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Pharmacy technicians are registered professionals who work in a wide range of settings, such as:

  • Registered pharmacies
  • Community services
  • GP practices
  • Dispensing doctors’ practices
  • Care homes and clinical commissioning groups
  • Hospitals
  • Mental health centres
  • Public services (HM Armed Forces)
  • Pharmaceutical industry

During your T Level, you’ll learn how to manage the supply of medicines and devices in a pharmacy and assist pharmacists with advisory services. You’ll also learn about your responsibilities for carrying out both routine and specialist services, including working both individually and as part of a multidisciplinary team.


About Pharmacy T Level

  • The T Level in Pharmacy is a full-time two year course that includes both mixed theory and practical work.
  • The entry requirements are five GCSE passes (grade 4 or above) including English, maths and science, or a pass in a relevant Level 2 qualification.
  • Students will spend 80% of their time in the classroom and 20% on a 45-day placement with an employer.
  • The course is free for anyone aged 16-18.

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About T Levels

  • T Levels are an alternative to A Levels, apprenticeships and other 16 to 19 courses.
  • Equivalent to 3 A levels, a T-Level focuses on vocational skills and can help you into skilled employment, higher study or apprenticeships.
  • Students spend 80% of the course in the classroom, learning the skills that employers need, and the other 20% in a meaningful industry placement.
  • Harrogate College have completed plans to offer new two-year T-Levels in science and pharmacy from 2021 and construction and business finance from 2022.


Harrogate College

Hornbeam Park Ave, Harrogate HG2 8QT United Kingdom

Tel: 0113 386 1997