Community Pharmacy Short Courses

Community Pharmacy short courses provide opportunities for pharmacy assistants to complete accredited training with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia without the hassles of completing a full certificate in Community Pharmacy.

Tailor your training to suit your needs by selecting units of competency that will help promote and establish your understanding in specialised areas of your pharmacy. 

If a tailored package below does not suit you, contact Guild Training on 02 9467 7130 to discuss the opportunities to structure a course that will help you in your community pharmacy career.


All students on completion will receive a Statement of Attainment in the units of competency completed.



Click here to download the Pre-Enrolment documentation 

A certificate or statement of attainment will be issued by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, RTO Number 0452 upon successful completion of the course.

  Human Resource Management
  SIRXHRM001A                            Administer human resources policy                                          
SIRXMGT002A Maintain employee relations
BSBFIA302A Process Payroll
SIRXHRM002A Recruit and select personnel

     $600 Guild Member     $800 Non Member  enrol-online-NSP 

  Quality Control
 
 
 
SIRCHCS201                           Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only  
SIRCHCS302 Assist in Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines
SIRCQUA401 Coordinate a pharmacy quality system
SIRCQUA403A Implement continuous improvement
SIRCCPM501 Lead and develop pharmacy team
BSBMGT405A Provide personal leadership

           $900 Guild Member     $1100 Non Member  enrol-online-NSP 

  Stock Control
  SIRXINV002A                            Maintain and order stock                                                                
SIRXINV001A Perform stock control procedures
SIRXINV003A Plan inventory levels
SIRXINV005A Control Inventory

     $600 Guild Member    $800 Non Member  enrol-online-NSP 

  Vitamins and Minerals Specialist
  SIRCHCS201                            Support the Supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only 
SIRCPPK201 Assist customers seeking commonly requested vitamins
SIRCHCS306 Advise on complementary medicines
SIRCHCS409 Advise on diet, nutrition and weight management products

     $600 Guild Member     $800 Non Member  enrol-online-NSP 

  Marketing
  SIRCHCS201                          Support the Supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only   
SIRCMER401 Market and promote a pharmacy products ans services area
SIRXMER405 Manage store presentation and pricing
SIRXSLS304 Coordinate sales performance
  SIRXCCS203 Promote loyalty programs
  SIRXMPR002A Provide marketing and promotion program support

       $900 Guild Member     $1100 Non Member  enrol-online-NSP 

  Merchandising
  SIRXMPR002A                         Provide marketing and promotion program support  
SIRXMER201 Merchandise products
SIRXMER202 Plan, create and maintain displays
SIRCHCS415 Coordinate pharmacy health promotions and home MMR's   

           $600 Guild Member   $800 Non Member  enrol-online-NSP 

  Customer Service
  SIRXCCS202                         Interact with customers
SIRCCS304 Coordinate interaction with customers                                                
SIRXCCS408 Build relationships and sustain customer loyalty
BSBCUS401A Coordinate the implementation of customer service strategies 
     $600 Guild Member   $800 Non Member  enrol-online-NSP 

  Key Product Units
  SIRCHCS201                     Support the Supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacists Only 
SIRCPPK310 Assist customers seeking analgesic and anti-inflammatory products
SIRCPPK308 Assist customers seeking relief from gastro-intestinal conditions
SIRCPPK309 Assist customers seeking to relieve common allergic reactions
   SIRCPPK205 Assist customers seeking to relieve cough and cold symptoms
   SIRCPPK206 Assist customers seeking to relieve skin and fungal conditiond

            $900 Guild Member     $1100 Non Member  enrol-online-NSP 

  Key Health Conditions
  SIRCHCS303                 Advise on asthma management ** 
SIRCHCS305                 Advise on continence management 
SIRCHCS410                 Advise on pregnancy and maternal health products and services**  
HLTIN402C                       Maintain infection control standards in office practice settings**
  SIRCHCS408                  Test blood glucose and advise on equipment and services 
  SIRCHCS407                 Test blood pressure and advise on self monitoring

 ** SIRCHCS201 is a pre-requisite

                             $900 Guild Member     $1100 Non Member  enrol-online-NSP 

  Management Skills
  SIRCCPM501                                     Lead and develop pharmacy team                                         
BSBMGT405A Provide personal leadership
SIRXMGT001A Coordinate work teams
SIRXMGT003A Lead and manage people

       $600 Guild Member     $800 Non Member  enrol-online-NSP 

  Wound Care
  SIRCHCS201                           Support the Supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacists Only   
SIRCPPK203 Assist customers seeking first aid and wound care products
SIRCHCS411 Advise on wound care products and self care
HLTIN402C Maintain infection control standards in office settings

     $600 Guild Member     $800 Non Member  enrol-online-NSP 

  Sleep Apnoea
  SIRCHCS201                           Support the Supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only       
SIRCHCS414 Support the management of obstructive sleep apnoea
HLTSL408D Perform home based assessments for sleep studies

   $500 Guild Member     $700 Non Member  enrol-online-NSP 

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Page last updated 25 August 2017