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National code: SIR30116

Certificate III in Community Pharmacy at Newcastle

Class details

Schedule Pace and number of hours.

Full Time

Delivery Method of course delivery.

On campus

Duration

Course duration Total time required to complete a course.

4 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.

16 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.

6 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 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 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.

  • There is no work placement requirement for this qualification. As a trainee, you will gain your experience on-the-job with your employer.

  • If you are enrolling as a non-trainee, you need to be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate simulated workplace environments in order to meet the course completion requirements.

Materials needed

To complete this course, the following materials are required:

  • You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

    • USB and general stationary: $20.00 approx.

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 Studying on Campus

Study in purpose built facilities that supports and accelerates your learning - from art studios and mechanical workshops to laboratories and bakeries. Structure your weekly schedule, immerse yourself in your craft, build friendships and networks, and enjoy an impactful learning experience.

Newcastle

TAFE NSW Newcastle is located in the trendy, inner-city suburb of Tighes Hill, a quick bus ride from Hamilton railway station and a short drive from the Newcastle CBD. Home to some of the most advanced equipment in Australia, TAFE NSW Newcastle is a beacon of opportunity for the people of the Hunter region, where they can come to learn, prosper, and create an exciting future for themselves and their local community.

Campus Address

266 Maitland Road Tighes Hill 2297

Parking on campus grounds is available.

Refer to your local bus timetables, visit transportnsw.info

Hamilton Station is 1400 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.

  • Design Centre Hunter, featuring:

  • Collaborative design workspaces

  • Industrial design workshop

  • Purpose designed gallery

  • Hunter Maritime College, featuring:

  • Fully operational auxiliary boiler system

  • Heat engine lab

  • Replicated engine control room

  • Ship bridge simulator

  • State-of-the-art simulated engine room

  • Newcastle Knights study hub, featuring:

  • Access to TAFE facilities for National Youth Cup players

  • Foundation media skills

  • Governance in sport

  • Skills exchange

  • Staff development skills

  • Work placements

  • Regional Music Institute, featuring:

  • Costume and props room

  • Four flexible rehearsal rooms for music, dramatic performances and screen work

  • Large performance space with Vertec QL PA system

  • Portable foley sound pit

  • Two Mac computer labs

  • Two state-of-the-art recording studios

  • Regional Institute of Performing Arts

  • Writers room

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 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Tue 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Wed 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Thu 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Fri 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed