A. The applicant may then start his/her pre-registration training in the approved training centre (List of Approved Training Centres). The period of training ranges from 3 months to 12 months.
B. The applicant must take and pass both the Forensic Examination (relating to Pharmacy Laws in Singapore) and Competency Examination.
i) The Forensic Examinations are conducted 3 times a year. The following are the examination dates in 2016:
- 27 April 2016 (Wed)
- 1 August 2016 (Mon)
- Nov/Dec 2016 (To be confirmed at a later date)
The fee is S$300.
Applicants are required to apply online for the Forensic Examination at least 2 - 3 weeks before the examination date (Forensic Exam Information). Online payment can be made via eNets or credit card (Visa or Mastercard). All candidates will be notified via email when the online application for Forensic Exam is opened.
The minimum passing mark for the Forensic Exam is 60. Maximum number of attempts is 3 (three) within 24 months.
ii) The Competency examinations (Competency Examination Application Form) are conducted 4 times a year respectively. The following are the confirmed dates in 2015 and 2016:
- 7 December 2015 (Mon)
- 16 February 2016 (Tue)
- 6 June 2016 (Mon)
- 3 Oct 2016 (Mon)
The fee payable is S$300.
Applicants are required to apply online for the Competency Examination, at least 2 - 3 weeks before the examination date. Online payment can be made via eNets or credit card (Visa or Mastercard) (Guide to Competency Exam). All candidates will be notified via email when the online application for Competency Exam is opened.
The minimum passing mark for the Competency Exam is 60. Maximum number of attempts is 3 (three) within 24 months.
C. Upon successful completion of pre-registration training which includes the following:
i. Completion of minimum pre-registration training period
ii. Passing both the Competency Examination and Forensic Examination
iii. Achieving the minimum competency standards stated in the SPC Competency Standards Framework and
iv. All other requirements stated for pre-registration training,
the preceptor will then be notified to submit the Pre-Registration Training Evaluation Summary Report to Singapore Pharmacy Council.
The pre-registration pharmacist will be notified to submit the online Application for Conditional Registration.