Virtual classroom on campus
This course may be fee free, or available at a reduced cost.
This course is currently scheduled on Thursday and Friday with day classes from 9.00am to 3.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
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 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 pharmacy work environment or a simulated pharmacy environment. Learners will need access to a computer, internet, webcam, headset, and a recording device (mobile phone).
To complete this course, the following materials are required:
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.
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.
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.
TAFE NSW Tomaree is located aproximately an hour north of Newcastle, in the picturesque holiday region of Port Stephens. As an integral part of the Tomaree Education Centre (which incorporates kindergarten, primary school, high school and tertiary study in one modern complex), TAFE NSW Tomaree focuses on how people and industry can combine to enhance the local community, by offering great courses in childcare and education, horticulture and the environment, tourism and events, marine and maritime, and much more.
1 Central Ave Salamander Bay 2317
Parking on campus grounds is available.
Refer to your local bus timetables, visit transportnsw.info
TAFE NSW campuses work closely with the community and industry to ensure you have access to the industry standard technologies, equipment and facilities.
Various specialist classrooms
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