Dispensary Courses

Who should do a Dispensary course?

A dispensary assistant looking to further their knowledge and grow their dispensary skill set.

The Dispensary Course provides participants with the knowledge and understanding required to assist the pharmacist to prepare prescriptions and maintain records. The course identifies the responsibilities that must be undertaken when working in the dispensary and contributes to the dispensary assistant applying best practice procedures.

Students can learn:

This course combines a selected number of units from the community pharmacy qualifications to provide skills in:

  • Dispensing medicines
  • Stock control
  • Dispensary administration
  • Preparing dose administration aids
  • Coordinate services to patients in residential care settings

Dispensary course options:

Dispensary Short Course

This course aims to provide the knowledge and understanding required to assist the pharmacist in the dispensary. Students can add individual units to the three core units to build a course that best reflects their dispensary role.

  • SIRCIND002 Support the supply of pharmacy medicines and pharmacist only medicines
  • SIRCDIS001 Assist customers with prescriptions
  • SIRCDIS003 Assist in dispensing prescriptions
Dispensary Long Course

Short course (core unit) plus three specialised dispensary units:

  • SIRCDIS006 Maintain dispensary stock
  • SIRCDIS007 Administer dispensary computer systems and claims
  • SIRCDIS004 Assist in preparing dose administration aids

How to enrol:

Complete an expression of interest and one of our friendly training specialists will contact you to discuss your training options.

Download Enrolment Forms:

Dispensary Short and Dispensary Long Courses (Fee For Service)

For more information
Contact Guild Training


07 3831 3788

Guild Training is a Registered Training Organisation (0452)

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Page last updated on: 04 July 2022