National Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacist Recruitment 

Information for Employers

The process for employers to register with HEE to be part of the National Pre-registration Pharmacist Recruitment Scheme for 2018 (2019-20 intake) is now CLOSED. 

Information for New Applicants

Information for all pharmacy applicants looking for information about the recruitment process for 2018 (2019-20 intake) will be available in March/April 2018. There will be a new and revised applicant handbook available and all Schools of Pharmacy will receive updated information in late March to support pharmacy applicants with the process. Please see below for an overview timeline. 

Information for existing applicants from 2017 recruitment

All employers have now received notification of their pre-registration pharmacists for the 2018 intake. If you have any queries please use the  HEE London and South East Support Portal website to contact the Pharmacy Recruitment Team.

Recruitment Timeline



Employers register to participate in the scheme

Jan - March 

Presentations held for Schools of Pharmacy


Applicant Handbook available


Review and confirm number of training places available


Pre-registration Pharmacist training programmes advertised on Oriel. 
Applications open and close.
Interview Panel Member registration and training opens


Interview Panel Member registration and training closes


Applicants will book Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) selection centre slots
Preferencing for applicants open


Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) selection centres happen
Applicants will book their SJT/Numeracy test to be undertaken at Pearson Vue centres


SJT/Numeracy tests undertaken at previously booked Pearson Vue centres
Preferencing closes


Offers released


Applicant Information released to employers