Certificate III in Community Pharmacy (SIR30116)

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The SIR30116 Certificate III in Community Pharmacy is suited to a non-junior pharmacy assistant role and covers a broad range of pharmacy skills and knowledge including accepting prescriptions and sales/advice of specialty pharmacy products as well as dispensary support.
In the event there is no public program commencing, this qualification can be delivered via Distance Education with support from a Facilitator. Some classroom based or work placement commitments may be required.

Career Choices

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible career choices relevant to this qualification include:

  • pharmacy assistant

Course Information

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. People may enter this qualification with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification, or they may have previously completed a Certificate II qualification.

After achieving this qualification, people may progress to a Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy or to Certificate IV qualifications in other service industry fields.

Available under a contract of training.

Qualification Requirements

The SIR30116 Certificate III in Community Pharmacy comprises of nineteen (19) units made up of eleven (11) core units and eight (8) elective units.

To access the Government Training Website visit: http://www.training.gov.au/

Core Units

SIRCCCS002
Provide and Promote Services to Pharmacy Customers
SIRCIND002
Support the Supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines
SIRCDIS001
Assist Customers with Prescriptions
SIRCIND001
Work Effectively in a Community Pharmacy
SIRCINF001
Use Pharmacy Practices for Infection Control
SIRCPPA005
Assist Customers with Cough and Cold Relief Products
SIRCPPA006
Assist Customers with Skin and Anti-Fungal Products
SIRCPPA008
Assist Customers with Products for Gastro-Intestinal Conditions
SIRCPPA009
Assist Customers with Allergy Relief Products
SIRCPPA010
Assist Customers with Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Products
HLTWHS001
Participate in Workplace Health and Safety

Time's Suggested Elective Units

The elective units below are selected for Time's General Stream Program - Dispensary Stream electives are also available.
SIRCPPA001
Assist Customers with Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements
SIRCPPA002
Assist Customers with Eye and Ear Care Products
SIRCPPA003
Assist Customers with First Aid Products
SIRCPPA004
Assist Customers with Oral Care Products
SIRCPPA012
Assist Customers with Asthma-Care Aids and Equipment
SIRCPPA013
Assist Customers with Smoking Cessation Products
SIRRINV001
Receive and Handle Retail Stock
SIRXRSK002
Maintain Store Security

More Information

For course program enquiries please call our Client Relationship Managers on (08) 8351 9888.

To access the Government Training Website visit: www.training.gov.au

Individual State Funding Enquiries: click here

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Time Education & Training

83-87 Henley Beach Road
Mile End South Australia 5031

Telephone 08 8351 9888
hello@time.net.au

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