This qualifications provides you with the next step in your career in community pharmacy. The Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy can further build your knowledge of key health conditions and product knowledge or develop new skills in dispensary or supervision. Tailored streams available include:
The Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy consists of 3 core units and 11 electives. This course can be tailored to suit your learning requirements and career goals. Your Guild Trainer will work with you to develop a training plan to meet your needs and the needs of your pharmacy. Most Pharmacy Assistants complete the course in around 12 months.
As the Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy is a flexible course with rolling enrolments, you can start as soon as you are ready.
To undertake a Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy, you are required to:
To discuss entry requirements please contact a Guild Training Specialist.
This qualification is available to Pharmacy Assistants currently working in a community pharmacy.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available for all qualifications. The RPL process acknowledges the skills and competencies gained from work experience, prior training and life experiences. Through RPL, competencies may be granted for specific units within community pharmacy qualifications, meaning some Pharmacy Assistants can finish their course earlier than expected.
The cost of the course may be dependant on government funding. Under the Queensland Government’s 2018-19 Annual VET Investment Plan, SIR40116 Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy training through the Guild is now subsidised for eligible students through the Higher Level Skills Program. Eligible students can enrol for $494*. Some students may come under concessional funding and pay only $195*.
Full cost of course without government funding is $2,500 for member pharmacy and $3,500 for non-member pharmacy.
Where a student is paying for the course fees, Guild Training will not collect more than $1500 in pre-paid fees.
Payment plans available for all tuition fees.
Complete an expression of interest and one of our friendly training specialists will contact you to discuss your training options.
*Eligibility criteria applies. Price and saving per enrolment subject to change.
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