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You can train as a pharmacologist through an apprenticeship. An apprenticeship is a job that combines studying with on-the-job training. Your employment starts from the day that you begin your apprenticeship. There are benefits to training in this way. For example, you will:

  • Gain a qualification and job-specific skills
  • Earn a salary and get holiday pay 
  • Have study time away from your job
  • Avoid student loans or tuition fees
  • Gain hands-on training in a real working environment
  • Enjoy a varied learning experience

What skills do I need?

There are different levels of apprenticeships. The entry requirements for an apprenticeship vary depending on the level you apply for. For example, a level two (intermediate) apprenticeship requires five GCSE passes at grades A*-C or 9-4. 

Apprenticeships are advertised on employer websites and details of the level and entry requirements are included in the vacancy details. 

Find out more about Apprenticeships