Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship

What is an apprenticeship?

Day Lewis is a fantastic place to develop skills that will last you a lifetime and will support your career goals. Your Qube / Skills 4 Learning Skills Tutor will take you through more of the details, but here’s a quick overview of our Apprenticeship Programme:

Duration: 12 months, with a further three months to complete the End of Programme Assessment (EPA).

Delivery: The Programme will be delivered through a blended learning approach, with a mix of monthly tutor visits, assignments, observations, online learning and on-the-job development.

Gateway: Prior to undertaking the EPA, you, your Manager and your Tutor will agree if you are ready for the EPA. Mock activities will be completed as part of the EPA during this stage.

End Point Assessment (EPA): This will consist of a 30-minute test, a two hour on-the-job observation and a professional discussion. This is designed to confirm that your team member has achieved the required level of knowledge, skills and behaviours to achieve their Qualification.

What We Offer

  • Hourly rate above Apprenticeship National Minimum wage of £6.00ph
  • Achieve a Level 2 Retailer / Customer Service Apprenticeship + 2 GPhC Accredited Courses (MCA + ADAC) whilst working within our pharmacies. (Qube) or Level 2 Pharmacy Support Worker Apprenticeship (Skills 4 Pharmacy)
  • No entry requirements as apprentices may be able to complete functional skills in Maths and English alongside apprenticeship
  • Career progression within Day Lewis – including completing the Level 3 Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship
  • Increase in salary to national minimum wage after 1st year of apprenticeship is completed

Every week our team of apprentices are growing. Our Apprenticeship offering is constantly growing and in the coming months we are looking to introduce: Express Delivery, Warehousing and Retail Management Apprenticeships.

The Benefits:

  • Statutory pension scheme
  • GPhC professional fees reimbursed (if applicable)   
  • Employee discount
  • Company sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity Leave
  • Employee assistant program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme 

Why Day Lewis

Here at Day Lewis we place a great deal of emphasis on investing in, training and developing our people by continually reviewing our people strategy to ensure working for us is rewarding.

All learning and development within the company is recognised and rewarded through our award-winning Day Lewis Academy, which assigns points for all learning. Our Academy supports one of our core values; ‘To reward, recognise and empower’.

Check Out Our Opportunities

To see where Qube are currently recruiting for Level 2 Apprenticeships CLICK HERE, or please get in contact with us and quote reference Day Lewis Apprenticeship in the subject of the email.

If you would like further information about becoming an Apprentice with Skills 4 Pharmacy, then please click here and get in touch or contact us on