Certificate III in Community Pharmacy

Pharmacy Guild of Australia, The

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $3,890

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.

Study Pathways:

Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Perth No info No
Perth No info No
Barton No info No
Barton No info No
Darwin No info No
Darwin No info No
Hobart No info No
Hobart No info No
Sydney No info No
Sydney No info No
Brisbane No info No
Brisbane No info No
Hawthorn No info No
Hawthorn No info No
Fullarton No info No
Fullarton No info No
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is a Registered Training Organisation that delivers training and education services to pharmacy and dispensary assistants in every state and territory of Australia. It offers pre-employment courses for those looking to commence a career in pharmacy. For those already working in pharmacy the Guild offers Certificate II, III and IV in Community Pharmacy and the Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy Dispensary to provide pharmacy and dispensary assistants with the skills and knowledge so that they can engage with their customers and deliver correct health care advice and medicines. A range of non-accredited training is also available to help pharmacy and dispensary assistants meet the QCPP requirements and maintain current and up-to-date skills and knowledge.

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