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National code: SIR30116

Certificate III in Community Pharmacy at Gunnedah

Class details

Schedule Pace and number of hours.

Full Time

Delivery Method of course delivery.

Virtual classroom on campus

Duration

Course duration Total time required to complete a course.

7 months

Start date First day of attendance online or on campus.

Next intake

End date Final day of attendance online or on campus.

Time Commitment

Class time Dedicated hours required each week in either online or on campus classes.

12 hours

Additional study time The minimum recommended hours you will need to commit to your studies outside of class hours. This may could include private study, work placements and research.

4 hours

Fee details

Full fee This is the non-subsidised fee for the course. Payment plans may be available.

$6,270

This course may be fee free, or available at a reduced cost.

Proposed Timetable What time classes run

This course is currently scheduled on Thursday and Friday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

Additional Information Other things to know

Assessments

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.

  • Knowledge assessments: short answer, research tasks, multiple-choice questions

  • Skills assessments: projects, case studies

  • Practical skills assessments: demonstrations under observation

  • Simulated workplace projects: scenario-based problem solving

  • Third-party employer report

  • The assessments you complete may depend on your campus location. Please check your preferred study location for additional information.

Work placement

Work placement provides you with opportunities to respond to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.

  • To be enrolled in this course offering, you need to be able to meet the following work placement requirements:

    • 40 hours of work placement will need to be undertaken in a pharmacy industry workplace that meets Pharmacy Board of Australia, industry standards for dispensary operations and include a Pharmacist to interact with while undertaking your placement.

    Learners will be required to demonstrate skills in a pharmacy work environment or a simulated pharmacy environment. Learners will need access to computer, Internet, webcam, headset and a recording device (mobile phone).

Materials needed

To complete this course, the following materials are required:

  • There are no materials needed for this qualification.

Additional requirements

To make sure this delivery option is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

  • There are no additional requirements for this qualification.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Community Pharmacy qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 19 Units of competency , including 11 core and 8 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Assist customers with products for gastro-intestinal conditions SIRCPPA008

  • Provide and promote services to pharmacy customers SIRCCCS002

  • Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines SIRCIND002

  • Assist customers with skin and anti-fungal products SIRCPPA006

Course Delivery Virtual classroom, on campus

You will attend a TAFE NSW campus or Connected Learning Centre to connect with your teachers and other students in a virtual classroom where you will participate in learning activities via video or web conferencing technology. Much like a regular class, you will have scheduled times of attendance. Depending on what you are studying, your course may also include some online units or practice training though our network of Mobile Training Units.

Gunnedah

TAFE NSW Gunnedah is situated in the centre of Gunnedah - home to Australia's largest agricultural field day, and the self-proclaimed "koala capital of the world." Well known for its expansive, state-of-the-art learning facilities, TAFE NSW Gunnedah offers students a broad range of qualifications (like horticulture, business, digital media and technology, early childhood, engineering and civil construction) that have a training focus on providing practical, job-ready skills that fill gaps within the local workforce.

Campus Address

Hunter Street Gunnedah 2380

Parking on campus grounds is available.

Refer to your local bus timetables, visit transportnsw.info

Gunnedah Station is 1300 metres from campus.

Facilities

TAFE NSW campuses work closely with the community and industry to ensure you have access to the industry standard technologies, equipment and facilities.

  • Computer labs

  • Conference rooms

  • Library

  • Various specialist classrooms

Student Support

We're here for you. Get help and assistance with nearly every aspect of your study life - from study support and student resources, to counselling, guidance, and help finding jobs or accommodation.

  • Mon 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tue 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wed 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thu 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Fri 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed