Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy

TIME Education and Training

This qualification is part of the Retail Services Training Package. It reflects the role of skilled senior pharmacy assistants who use sound knowledge of a broad range of pharmacy products and health care support services. Some senior pharmacy assistants may take a lead role in coordinating front of pharmacy business activities. Depending on the job role, they work under the overall or direct supervision of a pharmacist, and may have team leading or supervisory responsibilities.

Entry Requirements:

Certificate III in Community Pharmacy; or relevant employment experience plus a Statement of Attainment in Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines.


14 units: 3 core; 11 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Maintain work health and safety; Assist in managing pharmacy medicines and pharmacist only medicines; Lead team effectiveness. Electives: Test blood glucose and advise on equipment and services for diabetes management; Assist in dispensing prescriptions; Manage pharmacy sales and service delivery; Use pharmacy practices for infection control; Assist customers with wound care products; Maintain store security; Control stock; Develop a pharmacy product and service range; Coordinate service to residential care facilities; Provide Australian Needle and Syringe Program services; plus more.

Further information:

Senior pharmacy assistants must comply with federal, state or territory law and Pharmacy Board of Australia Guidelines for supplying scheduled medicines.

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