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Pharmacy Services NC II in the Philippines

Pharmacy Services NC II is a short TESDA course that will train you in dispensing medications. This includes receiving and analyzing prescriptions, preparing the actual medication, and overseeing stock control along with a couple of others.

Some examples of the core competencies that you will acquire from enrolling in this course include:

  • Meeting customers’ requirements
  • Spotting prescription discrepancies and situations that need further assistance
  • Miscellaneous laws and regulations related to the medical profession
  • Health care benefits schemes
  • Documenting dosage administration
  • Contamination control
  • Collecting relevant patient data
  • Ordering and receiving stock medication
  • Performing stock waste disposal

Course Duration

Pharmacy Services NC II takes a minimum of 271 hours to complete.

Admission Requirements

Basic requirements for this TESDA course include:

  • Copy of NSO Birth Certificate
  • Highschool or College Diploma
  • Certified True Copy of Transcript of Records or Form 137
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character
  • 1×1 and/or 2×2 Pictures


Qualified graduates of Pharmacy Services NC II can find employment as a pharmacy assistant.

Competency Assessment and Certification

Students enrolled in the Pharmacy Services NC II course may be required to undergo a Competency Assessment before graduation. A National Certificate (NC II) will be issued to students who passed this assessment. You can find more information on assessments and certifications at the official website of TESDA.

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  1. hi… meron bang ibang inooffer ang TESDA na Pharmacy course na pwedeng magtake ng Board exam?
    thank you =)

  2. saan po ung center nyo sa taguig.

  3. Hello. Saan po meron ang pharmacy assistant??

  4. Hi !po happy new year ..ask ko LNG po Kung meron po s Baguio ang course n pharmacy assistant po?san school po?thsnk you .God bless

  5. Good day! Ask ko lng po sna kung magkno po ung byad sa training for pharmacy assistant, tska saan po ung mga brances nyo po.. dto po ako sa mandaluyong..thank you

  6. Dear TESDA,
    Gusto ko pong mag take ng pharmacy services NC ll ng tesda kaya lng po hindi ko po alam kung meron kayong ganyang course dito sa TESDA Laguna branch masyado po kasing malayo sa akin if sa Manila, sana po ay matulungan nyo akong mahanap kung saan po dito sa Laguna may TESDA na nag ooffer ng ganyang course. Salamat po.

  7. good day po saan po pwd mgenroll ng pharmacy services ncII dto sa manila? thank you!

  8. GOod day Mam/Sir ask ko lang po yung pharmacy services po saan po dito sa NCR pwede mag inquire ty po

  9. good day,

    i would just like to know what are the requirements needed to be an pharmacy assistant instructor at tesda.thank you

    • Hi, Jhenny!

      Trainer Qualification for Pharmacy Services NC II are as follows:

      • Must be a holder of Pharmacy Services NCII or equivalent / higher qualification e.g. Registered Pharmacist
      • Must have undergone training on Training Methodology II (TM II) or equivalent training / experience
      • Must be physically, emotionally and mentally fit
      • Must possess good moral character
      • Must have at least 2 years job / industry experience
      • Must be computer literate
      • Must be a civil service eligible (for government position) or holder of appropriate license (pharmacist) issued by the Professional Regulatory Commission.


  10. ask lng po qng meron po bang pharmacy services sa bacolod or iloilo area?at kelan po ung enrolment?tanx po.

  11. Hi po gud day ask ko lng po kung pewde rin po b tong gmitin s own buznes po.tnx po

    • Hi, Cris!

      If you are only thinking of taking it to supplement your knowledge of the business, yes, we believe you can.


  12. kung meron pong assistant pharmacy na malapit sa cavite kasi po mag eenrol po ako. salamat po

  13. how much it cost po?kasali nba ang practicum sa 271 hours?thanks

  14. Good Day po,

    Hi! Ask ko po kung may height requirements po ba ang pharmacy assistant? thanks po…

  15. hi po
    ask ko lang po sana kung may course po ng pharmacy assistant sa manila or cavite area

  16. hello! saan school po kaya ako makakapag enrol ng PHARMACY SERVICES II? taga zabarte quezon city po ako.

  17. HI. HOw about here in cebu, what school offering pharmacist services NC II/ Pharmacist assistant? Thanks

  18. hi, just want to ask. may school ba na malapit dito sa laguna ang nag oofer ng pharmacy services?

  19. School in Negros Occidental offering the ff;

    -Pharmacy Assistant
    -Fork lift Operator


  20. hi!! good day po!!! puwede po malaman kung saan po location ng TESDA may training ng Dental Hygiene?TY po. God bless!!!!

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