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

Related Careers:

Dispensary Assistant,
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Orange No info No Online 2 years
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St Mark's Nat Theological Ctr No info No Online 2 years
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What are we most proud of?

CSU is the university with Australia’s highest graduate employment rate. Our graduates also have one of the highest starting salaries in Australia.*

That isn’t by accident

At CSU, we pack our courses full of hands-on learning in our world-class facilities. We focus all our energy on getting you ready for the job you want, as we believe that having a job you love is the key to living a full and happy life. You benefit, your family benefits and our communities benefit. 


It’s a word that means a lot to us. What is your education worth? What is getting a job that fulfils you worth? What is being able to study while working worth? What is being able to gain the same qualification whether you’re living in major city or a tiny town worth? 

To us – everything

CSU’s ethos is ‘Yindyamarra Winhanganha’, a Wiradjuri phrase meaning ‘the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in’. It’s this wisdom that we strive to achieve every day for our students, our communities and ourselves. 

Insightful, inclusive, impactful and inspiring

These are our values, derived from our ethos. We believe that by working together, with these values as our guide, we can make this a world worth living in. And we think that something as simple as helping you get the job of your dreams is a good place to start.


*Australian University Ratings and Rankings 2017/2018, The Good Universities Guide. 

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