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:
Information and Service Centre
Block A, Level 1,
180 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8
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.
Training Schedules (Tentative) for April 2017 Intake. Closing date for application is 3/3/2017
PDC Modules Instruction Period
2/5/17 - 23/6/17 (8 weeks)
26/6/17 - 18/8/17 (8 weeks)
Patient Care Services Project
24/4/17 - 18/8/17 (17 weeks)
4/9/17 - 29/9/17 (4 weeks)
Good Dispensing Practice
2/10/17 - 1/12/17 (8 weeks)
4/12/17 - 19/1/18 (5 weeks)
Dispensary Services Project
4/9/17 - 19/1/18 (17 weeks)
29/1/18 - 2/3/18 (4 weeks)
Staff Training & Development
5/3/18 - 27/4/18 (8 weeks)
Quality Improvement and Assurance
30/4/18 - 1/6/18 (5 weeks)
Pharmacy Operations Project
29/1/18 - 1/6/18 (17 weeks)
18/6/18 - 13/7/18 (4 weeks)
16/7/18 - 7/9/18 (8 weeks)
Clinical Trial Drug Supply
10/9/18 - 12/10/18 (5 weeks)
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
Description Course Fee for 4 PDC (incl. GST)
Full course fees without subsidy
Terms and Conditions apply. Fees quoted are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review by MOE.