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Community Pharmacy Certificate IV

Community Pharmacy Certificate IV

Career Area:Retail & Logistics Course No:11479 National Code:SIR40112 Training Package:SIR07 - RETAIL SERVICES
Course Details
Hunter TAFE
Hunter TAFE offers this Community Pharmacy course for those who apply knowledge and skills to provide leadership in a pharmacy team.
 
You will work relatively autonomously under the broad supervision of a pharmacist, and may also coordinate and supervise others in the workplace, to provide products and services to a customer.
 
On completion of this course, you may choose to seek employment as a supervisor in a pharmacy or chemist outlet, responsible for maintaining store safety and security, coordinating sales and customer service, leading a team, coordinating merchandise and pharmacy presentation, providing product advice and health support, assisting a pharmacist and controlling stock.

Campuses, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Newcastle

Campus information contact details and map can be found here.

Course Availability

Semester Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Information Session Fees & Charges Important Information
Semester 2
2014
Full Time
20hrs/Week
15 Weeks
Online Registration Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • Location: Building S Level 2 Room 19
    From:10:00am to 7:00pm on the 24/06/2014
    Additional Information:Once you have registered your interest online it is compulsory you attend an information session to finalise your enrolment. You will need to have completed specific units from Certificate III in Community Pharmacy prior to enrolling in this course. Please bring Transcripts of Academic Results to this session.
The TAFE NSW fee for this course is: $570.00 per Semester (half year).

For information about TAFE NSW Fees

For information about other related charges
Local Entry Requirements

Students must have completed specific units from Certificate III Community Pharmacy prior to enrolling in this course.

Other Information

This course is designed to follow from Certificate III in Community Pharmacy and is aimed at those wishing to manage front of store in a pharmacy. Three days per week + flexi online. Course contains sufficient dispensary units to enable sales assistant to work competently in a pharmacy dispensary.

Delivery Information

Set class attendance + flexible online/self-paced packages will need to be completed outside class times.

Further delivery information is available on this course

Newcastle campus
Semester: Semester 2, 2014
Study Options: Full Time, 20hrs/Week, 15 Weeks
How to Enrol: Online Registration
Proposed Timetable: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00am to 4:30pm
Information Session:
Session Type:Information Session (Compulsory), Enrolment, Building S Level 2 Room 19
From:10:00am to 7:00pm on the 24/06/2014
Additional Information:Once you have registered your interest online it is compulsory you attend an information session to finalise your enrolment. You will need to have completed specific units from Certificate III in Community Pharmacy prior to enrolling in this course. Please bring Transcripts of Academic Results to this session.
Fees & Charges: The TAFE NSW fee for this course is: $570.00 per Semester (half year).

For information about TAFE NSW Fees

For information about other related charges
Important Information: Local Entry Requirements

Students must have completed specific units from Certificate III Community Pharmacy prior to enrolling in this course.

Other Information

This course is designed to follow from Certificate III in Community Pharmacy and is aimed at those wishing to manage front of store in a pharmacy. Three days per week + flexi online. Course contains sufficient dispensary units to enable sales assistant to work competently in a pharmacy dispensary.

Delivery Information

Set class attendance + flexible online/self-paced packages will need to be completed outside class times.

Further delivery information is available on this course

How to Enrol

To register for this course, you need to complete an online registration. Click on the Campus you are interested in to find out more information and to register.

Entry Requirements

​The preferred pathway for candidates entering this qualifications is SIR30112 Certificate III in Community Pharmacy. In the absence of this qualification, applicants must demonstrate employment experience in a community pharmacy setting, demonstrating the following skills:

  • communicating with customers to identify needs
  • accepting and delivering prescriptions to and from customers
  • applying current specialised product knowledge to recommend and supply pharmacy products and services to customers
  • operating within the legislative framework, regulation and protocols that apply to community pharmacy
  • recognising and acting on situations or requests that require referral to a pharmacist
  • creating and maintaining displays
  • merchandising products and performing stock control.

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Skills Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Career Pathways

For further information please refer to the Careers Advice area of the Hunter TAFE website. 

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

Disclaimer

Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.

Contact Us

You can request further information on this course or speak to a Customer Service Officer by calling
131 225 (within Australia) or
+612 4923 7425 (International).