20th February 2018

Assessor Training (TAQA)

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This course provides skills, knowledge and certification by City & Guilds to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to allow them to develop their role as a work based assessor.

The course will help to develop skills that will enable pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to assess learners completing NVQ based training programmes.


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  • Nationally recognised qualification certificated by City & Guilds
  • Enhances pharmacist and pharmacy technician roles and skills to support development of the pharmacy team



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  • Registered pharmacist or pharmacy technician with at least two year post registration experience
  • Applicants must have access to at least two learners completing NVQ based training programmes with WCPPE
  • Applicants must obtain endorsement from their supervising pharmacy manager
  • Completion of online application form and interview process.


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Before attending a two day face to face workshop, candidates must familiarise themselves with the NVQ standards that they will be assessing within their area of work.

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Live interactive workshops with guest speakers

Attendance at two full days of activities and presentations.

Practice activities

Completion of an evidence based e-portfolio.