Pharmacy assistant

Pharmacy assistants are exposed to a wide variety of tasks that include working with customers with specialised health and well-being needs as well as personal care and grooming requirements. The role of the pharmacy assistant draws on a combination of skills and knowledge spanning customer service, marketing, dispensing, administration and business management. 

  • SIR20116 Certificate II in Community Pharmacy
  • SIR30116 Certificate III in Community Pharmacy
  • SIR40116 Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy
  • SIRCIND002 Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicine

Dispensary assistant

The dispensary assistant undertakes an essential role in the dispensing of prescription medicines to the community. Under the direct supervision of the pharmacist the dispensary assistants assists in the selection, processing and labeling of the prescription medicine.

  • SIR40216  Dispensary Short Course
  • SIR40216 Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy Dispensary

To support this important role Guild Training has developed a range of specialised courses to ensure that dispensary assistants around Australia have the skills and knowledge to work with the pharmacist in dispensing these important medicines.

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Page last updated 25 August 2017