Certificate III in Hospital-Health Services Pharmacy Support (12)

Charles Sturt University

This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It covers workers who provide a range of varied assistance to pharmacists in hospital and community health settings.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


14 units: 9 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Contribute to effective workplace relationships; Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately; Communicate and work effectively in health; Comply with infection control policies and procedures; Maintain pharmaceutical imprest stock; Pack pharmaceutical products; Procure, store, maintain and distribute pharmaceutical stock; Assist with dispensing of prescriptions and medication orders; Contribute to WHS processes. Plus electives.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00005F

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