Following an extensive review conducted in 2012-13 a new suite of qualifications for Pharmacy Technicians and Assistants was introduced in 2015. These were further reviewed in 2019-2020 as part of their usual review cycle and update versions published on the NZQA website. These are all New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) approved and registered on the NZ Qualifications Framework.

The following diagram illustrates the relationship between the different levels of qualifications.

Detailed information on qualifications

Information for programme developers