How to write a Pharmacy Pre-Registration CV

This is an example of a high quality science CV for graduates. All the course modules are included, also laboratory experience gained on your degree course and course projects. If you were applying for jobs outside science (e.g. banking) you would probably omit most of your modules (except those including mathematical or computing skills) and laboratory experience.

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Maninder Bains

16 Manor Rd, Chatham, Kent, ME2 99ZZ

Gender: Male                   Nationality:  British

Telephone Number:   01634 567899         Mobile Number:     07777 777777

Email Address:     Full Clean Current Driving Licence



I am seeking to gain a position in a hospital pharmacy. My skillset includes problem solving, time management, decision making, communication and organisational skills. I thrive on challenge and am flexible, adaptable and willing to learn. In addition, the commitment, enthusiasm and determination to succeed that I bring to every task ensure that I am an asset in the workplace.

Education and Qualifications

2006 -July 2010:          Medway School of Pharmacy
MPharm (Expected 2:1)

Modules included:
  • Medicinal Products
  • Advance Science Electives


  • The Patient, Disease & Drug Action
  • Advanced Therapeutics
  • Practitioner & Patient

Research Project: The Effects of Insulin in the Treatment of Late Onset Diabetes (65%)

2004-2007:                  MidKent College, Chatham

‘A’ Levels    
Maths         B
Chemistry   B
Biology        B

1999-2004:  St John Fisher School, Chatham

9 GCSEs (A-C grades) including Maths & English




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Work Experience


July 2009 - Sept. 2009:               Pharmacy Dept, Darent Valley Hospital

Able to put skills learnt on the degree course into practice through assisting in the dispensing of drugs. Responsible for the collection of prescriptions from wards, checking the requirements and accompanying the pharmacist on the delivery round. Developed the accuracy skills and attention to detail required as well as excellence in customer service, confidentiality and clarity in explanation.

July 2008 - Sept 2008:                 Delmergate, Gravesend                                                       

Assisted the pharmacist and dispensing staff in a community based pharmacy. Carried out stock inventory, placed orders by phone, checked and shelved new stock deliveries. Assisted customers with medical purchases, advice on product selection and minor ailments. Developed good communication and interpersonal skills.

July 2007 -Sept. 2007:              Healthcare Counter, Boots, Chatham                  

Retail assistant selling healthcare products, basic medicines and other goods. Responsible for stock monitoring and replenishment. Keeping area tidy in line with Health & Safety requirements. Developed an understanding of customers’ health related needs, the importance of listening and the limitations of giving advice. Developed persuasion, negotiation and selling techniques.

2004-2006:                  MacDonalds Crew Member, Medway Valley Park

Worked in kitchen and on counter. Developed skills in dealing with customers, handling difficult customers and complaints. Awareness of Health & Safety, Food Hygiene and Risk legislation and standards.

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