Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy (SIR40116)

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The SIR40116 Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy reflects the role of skilled senior pharmacy assistants who use sound knowledge of a broad range of pharmacy products and health care support services. Some senior pharmacy assistants may take a lead role in coordinating front of pharmacy business activities.

Career Choices

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

  • dispensary assistant
  • pharmacy sales assistant

Please note:

In order to complete this qualification several units will require assessment on job within a Pharmacy.  For this reason TIME is currently only offering this program to candidates who currently work in a pharmacy role or are willing and able to source and undertake a work placement with a pharmacy.

Course Information

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who:

  • have achieved the Certificate III in Community Pharmacy
  • have relevant industry employment experience as a community pharmacy assistant in a job role that has involved the application of skills and knowledge described in core units of competency from SIR30116 Certificate III in Community Pharmacy, and
  • have a statement of attainment in the unit SIRCIND002 Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines

Qualification Requirements

The SIR40112 Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy comprises of fourteen (14) units made up of three (3) core units and eleven (11) elective units.

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

Core Units

Lead Team Effectiveness
Maintain Work Health and Safety
Assist in Managing Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines

Time's Suggested Elective Units

Provide Personal Leadership
Lead and Develop Pharmacy Teams
Work with Diverse People
Support the Recruitment, Selection and Induction of Staff
Implement Continuous Improvement
Maintain Employee Relations
Manage Pharmacy Sales and Service Delivery
Coordinate Implementation of Customer Service Strategies
Deliver Medicines to Customers Outside the Pharmacy
Maintain Store Security
Use Pharmacy Practices for Infection Control

More Information

For course program enquiries, investment details or to learn about funding opportunities, please call our Client Relationship Managers on (08) 8351 9888 or submit an enquiry below. 

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Time Education & Training

83-87 Henley Beach Road
Mile End South Australia 5031

Telephone 08 8351 9888

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