Certificate II in Community Pharmacy
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Sydney||No||Flexible Delivery, Part-time Block or Day Release||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Retail Services Training Package. It reflects the role of pharmacy assistants who use a defined and limited range of customer service skills. With basic product knowledge, they recommend and supply a limited range of products to customers and often refer enquiries to other team members. They are involved in mainly routine front of pharmacy tasks such as point-of-sale service, stock maintenance and display. They work under close supervision, with guidance from more experienced and senior pharmacy assistants and ultimately under the supervising pharmacist.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Interact with pharmacy customers; Work effectively in a community pharmacy; Use pharmacy practices for infection control; Participate in workplace health and safety. Electives: Follow point-of-sale procedures; Advise on beauty products and services; Design and apply make-up; Receive and handle retail stock; Assist customers with vitamins, minerals and supplements; Support the supply of pharmacy medicines and pharmacist only medicines; Produce visual merchandise displays; plus more.
About MEGT InstituteEstablished in 1982, MEGT Institute is a Registered Training Organisation. The Institute is a specialist provider of Vocational Education and Training programs for employment. As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), they work with over 2,000 individual students and 250 workplaces each year. They deliver training at campuses, online or at the workplace. All of their courses are developed and taught by industry experts, based on realistic industry needs. Their trainers are academically qualified with relevant industry experience and strong industry connections. MEGT Institute is a part of MEGT (Australia) Ltd, a community based not-for-profit organisation with over 30 years experience and are recognised as an Australian leader in employment, education and training, apprenticeships and traineeships. In addition to vocational training, MEGT Institute uses its links to other MEGT divisions who provide Recruitment Services, Job Placement and Apprenticeship Network Provider services.
Provider CRICOS: 02517K RTO code: 3945
Certificate IICourse code: SIR20116
- Flexible Delivery
- Part-time Block or Day Release
12 units: 4 core; 8 elective
No minimum education
Pharmacy assistants must comply with federal, state or territory law and Pharmacy Board of Australia Guidelines for supplying scheduled medicines.