On behalf of our sponsors, FPD implements learnership programmes that will leave our learners with a ground level professional qualification or post qualification work experience.
Learners will receive training in soft skills as well as experience in their learnership field, leaving their learnership with a qualification and experience to aid them in establishing a solid career.
FPD through a public - private initiative with various Provincial Department of Health implements a learnership programme that sponsors the training of pharmacy assistants.
Of the 4389 pharmacists in the country, there were 2961 placed in retail, 245 placed at private hospitals, 647 placed at state pharmacies, 250 placed at manufacturers and 287 placed at wholesale pharmacies.
To date 1766 Pharmacy Assistants have been trained through FPD.
All learners who successfully completed the basic pharmacist assistants training to date have been employed.