Course Start Date
25 Jul 2022
6 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally recognised Certificate II in Community Pharmacy teaches you to provide customers support on general enquiries and sensitive topics. Gain practical skills that can be applied across the retail industry such as beauty products and services, inventory and pharmacy product advice.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Interact with pharmacy customers
- Work effectively in a community pharmacy
- Use pharmacy practices for infection control
- Participate in workplace health and safety
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help get ahead:
- An interest in health care
- A desire to help people
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognized qualification at Certificate II level
- Strong pathway to further study in the community pharmacy and retail services
- Certifications to be able to serve customers at pharmacy registers according to Quality Care Pharmacy Program (QCPP)
- Knowledge to support pharmacists in their work
- Pharmacy Assistant
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate III in Community Pharmacy
- Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy Dispensary
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a part time combination course. You must attend approximately 6 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 17 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.
The course will run 1 days a week for 14 weeks.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This is an introductory qualification that provides a defined and limited range of basic skills and knowledge used in pharmacies by individuals who provide assistance with client services.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday, from 9.00am to 4.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|SIRCCCS001||Interact with pharmacy customers|
|SIRCIND001||Work effectively in a community pharmacy|
|SIRCINF001||Use pharmacy practices for infection control|
|SIRCIND002||Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines|
|SIRCPPA001||Assist customers with vitamins, minerals and supplements|
|SIRCPPA004||Assist customers with oral care products|
|SIRCPPA006||Assist customers with skin and anti-fungal products|
|SIRRRTF001||Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal|
|SIRXSLS001||Sell to the retail customer|
|SIRXSLS002||Follow point-of-sale procedures|
|SIRCPPA005||Assist customers with cough and cold relief products|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.Enrol Now
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