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.
SIR40116 Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy is a funded qualification under the Queensland Governments 2019 – 2020 Annual VET Investment Plan and is available to eligible students. Student that are not eligible for the funding have the option of paying the full cost of the training.
Higher Level Skills Program
Higher Level Skills Program is an initiative of the Queensland Government and the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training. SIR40116 Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy training is funded by the Queensland Government, please refer to the following Fact Sheets for further information, including the eligibility requirements regarding this State Government initiative and/or contact us.
Students eligible to participate in the training under the Higher Level Skills funding are required to pay a co-contribution fee.
Co-contribution - Non-Concessional
Co-contribution - Concessional
*The co-contribution fee may be paid by an employer or another third party
Fee For Service
Students also have the option of paying for the full cost of the training for $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.
Guild Training is a Registered Training Organisation (0452)