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. They have sound knowledge of a broad range of pharmacy products and health care support services. Some pharmacy assistants may be involved in assisting with a limited range of dispensary activities.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


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; Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines; plus more. Elective: Recognise healthy body systems; Deliver medicines to customers outside the pharmacy; Assist customers with vitamins, minerals and supplements; plus more.

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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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