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Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy

Career Area:Retail & Logistics National Code:SIR40112
Certificate IV in Community PharmacyThis qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge and skills to provide leadership in the pharmacy team; working relatively autonomously under the broad supervision of the pharmacist. They may also coordinate and supervise others in the workplace. The role involves the use of a broad knowledge base incorporating some theoretical concepts and requires the identification, analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources.

The flexible structure of the qualification recognises the diversity of business models that characterise the community pharmacy industry. It supports multi skilling and leading or participating in work teams as appropriate to the size and structure of the business.

Entry Requirements

Preferred Pathway
The preferred pathway for candidates entering this qualifications is the:
* SIR30112 Certificate III in Community Pharmacy.

In the absence of this qualification, the following entry requirements apply.

The candidate 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 Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Career Pathways

Individuals with this qualification are able to perform roles, such as:
- maintaining store safety and security;
- coordinating sales and customer service;
- leading a team;
- supervising front-of-pharmacy staff;
- coordinating merchandise

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.

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!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Newcastle Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Important Information
26-07-2016 Full Time
16hrs/Week for 15 weeks
This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Please submit an enquiry to receive additional information for this course.

Students are also required to attend one of the following sessions to discuss their suitability for this course and to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Tuesday, 12 July 2016
Time: Between 10.00am and 6.00pm
or
Date: Thursday, 14 July 2016
Time: Between 10.00am and 6.00pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building S, Level 2, Room 34 (S2.34)

If you cannot attend the enrolment session please contact us on 131 225 for the required pre-enrolment information.

To enrol in this course one of the following is required as evidence of citizenship:
- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is accepted.

To assess eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer students are required to bring any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW).

Students will also need to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit www.usi.gov.au

The following additional evidence is required to support applications for fee concessions or exemptions:
- A valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- Alternative evidence if you are a student with a disability, impairment or long term medical condition

Jobseekers are required to provide details of their jobactive provider and jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

The Enrolment Readiness Checklist and other important enrolment information is available on the Hunter TAFE website under the Students tab.

This course is also available as a Traineeship.

16NEW-995

Classes will run on Tuesday 9.30am to 4.00pm and Wednesday 9.30am to 3.00pm Smart and Skilled First Qual: $1,560.00

The 2016 Smart and Skilled Second Qualification Fee is $1,820.00

The 2016 Concession Fee for this course is $240.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students being approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 so that Hunter TAFE can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment.
A copy of the Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan Agreement can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the students own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises Hunter TAFE customers of their obligations with regard to Student Fees and Additional Costs, and of eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.
Other Information

This course assumes students have already completed CIII Community Pharmacy SIR30112, and will gain Recognition through credit transfer for the unit SIRCDIS301 Accept prescriptions and return dispensed medicines to customers.

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Newcastle Campus campus
Semester: Semester 26-07-2016,
Study Options: Full Time, 16hrs/Week, 15W weeks
How to Enrol: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Please submit an enquiry to receive additional information for this course.

Students are also required to attend one of the following sessions to discuss their suitability for this course and to finalise their enrolment.

Date: Tuesday, 12 July 2016
Time: Between 10.00am and 6.00pm
or
Date: Thursday, 14 July 2016
Time: Between 10.00am and 6.00pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, Building S, Level 2, Room 34 (S2.34)

If you cannot attend the enrolment session please contact us on 131 225 for the required pre-enrolment information.

To enrol in this course one of the following is required as evidence of citizenship:
- Australian green Medicare Card
- An Australian or New Zealand Birth Certificate
- Australian or New Zealand Passport
- Naturalisation Certificate

For Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders, a Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or a Humanitarian Visa is accepted.

To assess eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer students are required to bring any transcripts for study previously undertaken with Registered Training Organisations (including TAFE NSW).

Students will also need to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit www.usi.gov.au

The following additional evidence is required to support applications for fee concessions or exemptions:
- A valid Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN) or DVA number with the date of grant or
- Alternative evidence if you are a student with a disability, impairment or long term medical condition

Jobseekers are required to provide details of their jobactive provider and jobseeker identification (JSID) number.

The Enrolment Readiness Checklist and other important enrolment information is available on the Hunter TAFE website under the Students tab.

This course is also available as a Traineeship.
Proposed Timetable: Classes will run on Tuesday 9.30am to 4.00pm and Wednesday 9.30am to 3.00pm
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled First Qual: $1,560.00

The 2016 Smart and Skilled Second Qualification Fee is $1,820.00

The 2016 Concession Fee for this course is $240.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students being approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 so that Hunter TAFE can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment.
A copy of the Hunter TAFE Instalment Plan Agreement can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the students own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises Hunter TAFE customers of their obligations with regard to Student Fees and Additional Costs, and of eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.
Important Information: Other Information

This course assumes students have already completed CIII Community Pharmacy SIR30112, and will gain Recognition through credit transfer for the unit SIRCDIS301 Accept prescriptions and return dispensed medicines to customers.