Community Pharmacy – Certificate II
In the Community Pharmacy work environment the pharmacy trainee is required to provide non-therapeutic advice and provide a recommendation to patients/customers on medicines and medicinal products in the ‘pharmacy' and ‘over the counter' categories.
|HSC credit||ATAR pathway|
As a trainees your role may include responding to and advising customers on general retail products, accepting prescriptions, applying product knowledge to recommend and supply a defined range of pharmacy products and services to customers, referring customers to more senior pharmacy assistants or a pharmacist, operating within the legislative framework, regulation and protocols that apply to community pharmacy, operating a point of sale, maintaining stock levels and displays and organising and maintaining work areas.
Outcome on completion of your HSC
Certificate II in Community Pharmacy SIR20116 in SIR Retail Services Training Package.
Articulation into Certificate III Community Pharmacy SIR30116 SIR Retail Services Training Package.
Pathway towards a full-time Traineeship in Certificate III in Community Pharmacy.
On the job and off the job and can be delivered face-to-face, flexibly or mixed mode.
The SBT term is calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year.
Undertake a minimum of 100 days in paid employment and training.
Undertake Certificate II Community Pharmacy course as part of your HSC.
The employment and training can be undertaken during school time, after school and during school holidays
How will you be assessed?
Both on the job and off the job through written tests, project work and practical exercises.
|Course||ATAR eligibility||HSC unit credit|
4 units over two years towards your HSC for the formal training component (VET course).
Industry-based Learning course
This optional course recognises the significant work component involved in the school based apprenticeship.
The course offers an additional 4 units credit towards your HSC.
This HSC VET course does not contribute towards the calculation of the ATAR.