Training For The Role
You'll start with your initial military training which will teach you how to be a soldier - this will cover everything from fieldcraft to how to handle a rifle.
Your initial training will be at either Pirbright or Winchester and last for 14 weeks.
You'll then have two and a half years of trade training. This course includes a BTEC in Pharmacy Services and Level 3 NVQ in Pharmacy Studies as well as practical work placements in pharmacies across the UK.
Age : 17 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications : 4 GCSEs or equivalent at grades A C / 9-4 in English, Maths and 1 Science. Fitness :
More information about the fitness test
Qualifications You Could Get After Training
A Pharmacy Technician can gain qualifications throughout their career such as a Level 5 Diploma in Training and Education
Learn about rank progression here.
Pay and Benefits
Earn £15,985 during training. When your training is finished, and you join your Unit, pay will rise to over £20,400