• Admission Requirements

    The admission requirement is a Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science(s)/ Pharmacy Science from a local polytechnic. For participants who do not hold the aforementioned qualification, they must possess a diploma, passed the Certified Pharmacy Technician Course (CPTC) conducted by the Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore (PSS) and have at least 2 years of relevant working experience (i.e. working in a pharmacy as a pharmacy assistant / pharmacy technician). 

    All participants must be currently employed by employers who are willing to participate in the On-the-job training as mentioned. 

    Interested applicants are to contact Mr Tan Chee Boon or Ms Candice Chang. Any additional supporting documents (NRIC, certificates, and educational transcripts) are to be sent to the following address by the closing date: 

    i@Central
    Information and Service Centre

    Nanyang Polytechnic
    Block A, Level 1,
    180 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8
    Singapore 569830

    Please note that potential candidates may be requested to attend an interview to ascertain suitability.

    Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on:

    • Evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience; OR
    • Supporting evidence of competency readiness.

    Suitable applicants who are shortlisted will have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

  • Course Schedule

    Training Schedules (Tentative) for April 2017 Intake. Closing date for application is 3/3/2017

    PDC Modules Instruction Period

    1

    Medication Management 

    2/5/17 - 23/6/17 (8 weeks) 

    1

    Patient Education 

    26/6/17 - 18/8/17 (8 weeks) 

    1

    Patient Care Services Project 

    24/4/17 - 18/8/17 (17 weeks) 

    2

    Medication Safety 

    4/9/17 - 29/9/17 (4 weeks) 

    2

    Good Dispensing Practice 

    2/10/17 - 1/12/17 (8 weeks) 

    2

    Drug Information 

    4/12/17 - 19/1/18 (5 weeks) 

    2

    Dispensary Services Project 

    4/9/17 - 19/1/18 (17 weeks) 

    3

    Resource Planning 

    29/1/18 - 2/3/18 (4 weeks) 

    3

    Staff Training & Development 

    5/3/18 - 27/4/18 (8 weeks) 

    3

    Quality Improvement and Assurance 

    30/4/18 - 1/6/18 (5 weeks) 

    3

    Pharmacy Operations Project 

    29/1/18 - 1/6/18 (17 weeks) 

    4

    Inventory Control 

    18/6/18 - 13/7/18 (4 weeks) 

    4

    Sterile Manufacturing 

    16/7/18 - 7/9/18 (8 weeks) 

    4

    Clinical Trial Drug Supply 

    10/9/18 - 12/10/18 (5 weeks) 

    4

    Technical Services Project 

    18/6/8 - 12/10/18 (17 weeks)

    Lessons will be conducted as classroom-based learning as well as self-directed learning 

  • Course Fees And Funding

    Description Course Fee for 4 PDC (incl. GST)

    Singapore Citizen 

    $1744

    Permanent Resident 

    $4649

    Full course fees without subsidy 

    $11624 

    Terms and Conditions apply. Fees quoted are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review by MOE.