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Information for Trainee Applicants

Welcome to the Pre-Registration Pharmacist Scheme in Scotland.

Please note this page will be updated shortly.


Please take the time to familiarise yourself with the available information so that you are fully prepared for the recruitment process and can make the most of this opportunity.

Information Booklet for Prospective Trainees

This booklet contains essential information for Prospective Trainees regarding how the scheme is structured and how the recruitment process operates, including an overview of the assessment centre.

The Job Description and Person Specification are also very important and provide specific details of the criteria that candidates are required to demonstrate throughout the recruitment process. 

When applications open, important information on the online application process will be added to this guidance. The application section will include instructions on how to register online, tips for completing each section of the application form and also details of what constitutes a complete application.

All applicants are strongly advised to read these documents thoroughly:  

PRPS Information Booklet for Prospective Trainees (this will be published in due course)

PRPS Person Specification (this will be published in due course)

PRPS Advert 2020 (this will be published in due course) 

PRPS Recruitment Timetable (will be published in due course)

Privacy and Data Protection 

Full details of how NHS Education for Scotland manages personal data within PRPS recruitment can be found in the following Privacy Notice.

Contact Us 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Pharmacy Recruitment Team