Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support - HLT47115

North Metropolitan TAFE

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00020G

This qualification reflects the role of skilled pharmacy technicians who work under the supervision of a pharmacist in a hospital or community setting. This may include pharmacies that are located outside of health services but supply medicines and products to hospitals and other health services. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 14 units: 10 core
  • 4 elective


  • Lead team effectiveness
  • Assist with dispensing of prescriptions and medication orders
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Work with diverse people
  • Manage work health and safety
  • Design and produce text documents
  • Maintain pharmaceutical imprest stock
  • Conduct small-scale compounding and labelling of aseptic pharmaceutical products
  • Provide assistance in dispensary administration
  • Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • Pack pharmaceutical products
  • Order, maintain and distribute pharmaceutical stock
  • Conduct small scale compounding and labelling of pharmaceutical products
  • Assess competence
  • Support pharmacists in the collection and presentation of workplace data and information
  • Support continuous improvement systems and processes
  • Implement continuous improvement
  • Lead effective workplace relationships
  • Design and produce business documents
  • Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  • Support pharmacist communication with clients and other health professionals
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Lead the work team
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Study information

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