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Certificate II in Community Pharmacy

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work at entry level in a community pharmacy.
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This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work at entry level in a community pharmacy. Typical functions within the community pharmacy industry at this level include serving and interacting with customers, merchandising products and controlling stock, understanding the product range and the roles and responsibilities of pharmacy assistants and pharmacists, communicating with customers to identify needs and provide appropriate product advice and/or referral.

Course structure

The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course. units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.

You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course completion instructions. If a course contains optional groups there will be a statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do. At the top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement saying how many you must do.

Course contents

A total of 22 units must be completed - 19 core units plus 3 elective units.

Distance & Online Units available 

CORE UNITS

Modules/Units

Name

SIRPPKS001A

Support the Sale of Pharmacy & Pharmacist – only Medicines

SIRXCOM001A

SIRXIND001A

SIRPDIS001A

SIRPPKS003A

SIRPPFS005A

SIRPPKS006A

SIRPPKS007A

SIRPPKS008A

SIRPPKS002A

SIRPPKS009A

SIRXCLM001A

SIRXOHS001A

SIRXCCS002A

SIRXRSK001A

SIRXINV001A

SIRXMER001A

SIRXCCS001A

SIRXSLS001A

Communicate in the Workplace

Work Effectively in a Retail Environment

Accept Prescriptions & Deliver Medicine

Identify, Locate & Sell Analgesic & Anti-Flammatory Products

Identify, Locate & Sell Cough & Cold Products

Identify Locate & Sell Eye, Ear & Oral Care Products

Identify, Locate & Sell Products for Gastro-Intestinal Conditions

Identify, Locate & Sell First Aid & Wound Care Products

Identify, Locate & Sell Products Related to Allergy Needs

Identify, Locate & Sell Products for Skin & Fungal Conditions

Organise & Maintain Work Areas

Apply Safe Work Practices

Interact with Customers

Minimise Theft

Perform Stock Control Procedures

Merchandise Products

Apply Point of Sale Handling Procedures

Sell Products & Services

ELECTIVE UNITS

Modules/Units

Name

SIRXICT001A

SIRPDIS002A

SIRXFIN001A

SIRPPK004A

SIRXRPK001A

SIRXRPK002A

Operate Retail Technology

Deliver Prescription Medicines to Customers Outside the Pharmacy

Balance the Register / Terminal

Identify, Locate & Sell Baby & Infant Products

Recommend Health & Nutritional Products & Services

Recommend Hair, Beauty & Cosmetic Products & Services

Computer Requirements (Hardware/Software)

  • Adobe reader X
  • Adobe Reader
  • Word Pad Or Microsoft Office Or
  • Open Office (Window)
  • Internet Explorer Or Firefox

Career Opportunities

Pharmacy Retail Assistant

Please note: To be a qualified pharamcist you will need to attend univeristy and complete a 4 year Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course.

Articulation

When you finish this course you may be eligible to do a number of TAFE NSW courses, such as Community Pharmacy Certificate III 17491 and Community Pharmacy

Certificate IV 17492.

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Delivery Method Online
Finance Option Finance Available
Study Time 12 months - Approximately 1 hour p/w

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