Certificate III in Community Pharmacy

New England Institute, TAFE NSW

This qualification is part of the Retail Services Training Package. It reflects the role of skilled pharmacy assistants who use a range of well-developed service skills to identify and meet customer needs. Pharmacy assistants have a sound knowledge of pharmacy products and health care support services and may be involved in assisting with a limited range of dispensary activities. Work is undertaken with some independence, under limited supervision from others, but ultimately under the supervising pharmacist.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

19 units: 11 core; 8 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide and promote services to pharmacy customers; Assist customers with prescriptions; Work effectively in a community pharmacy; Use pharmacy practices for infection control; Assist customers with allergy relief products; plus more. Electives: Recognise healthy body systems; Build customer relationships and loyalty; Assist in dispensing prescriptions; Work with diverse people; Assist customers with women's and men's health care products; Receive and handle retail stock; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Tamworth No info No
New England Institute services an area of more than 100,000 square kilometres in north-eastern NSW, from the beauty of the rugged mountain ranges to the vast plains. The Institute's provision of innovative educational opportunities reflects this geographic diversity, and includes the delivery of cotton courses on the plains, and outdoor recreational courses on the ranges.

New England Institute services its 11 campuses through four faculties. The campuses range in size and diversity and are located in a range of environments from major regional centres to small rural townships. Students are given options on study methods, which help them reach their goals.

Specialist student support services are provided throughout the Institute, ensuring that students are not disadvantaged and their educational progress is not impaired in any way. The Institute continually reviews its programs, ensuring that it meets the demands of customers by providing quality educational and training facilities.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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