Dispensary Courses

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Dispensary technicians play a vital role in community pharmacies. Training is a minimum requirement for all dispensary technicians. Dispensary course options are available through Time Education & Training. You will be provided with a Statement of Attainment for the units you successfully complete. This can be used towards Nationally Recognised Community Pharmacy qualifications.

Career Choices

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

  • dispensary technician

Course Information

Time Education & Training offer three options to meet requirements as per the guidelines for dispensing medicines. Please see below our suggested options.

Entry Requirements

People undertaking this program must be working in a Pharmacy. There are pre-requisites to some of the units listed.

Please call Sylvia Marshall-Day on 08 8351 9888 for further information.

Option 1: SIRSS00012 Community Pharmacy Dispensary Skill Set

All units must be completed
Support the Supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines
Assist Customers with Prescriptions
Assist in Dispensing Prescriptions
Maintain Dispensary Stock
Administer Dispensary Computer Systems and Claims
Assist in Preparing Dose Administration Aids

Option 2: Community Pharmacy Dispensary Skill Cluster

Can only be completed after Option 1 due to pre-requisite units
Deliver Medicines to Customers Outside the Pharmacy
Assist in Preparing Dose Administration Aids
Assist in Preparing Extemporaneous Prescriptions
Coordinate Service to Residential Care Facilities

Option 3: Community Pharmacy Assistant Skill Cluster

Support the Supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines
Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately
Assist in Managing Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines

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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