Vaccination Services delivered by Pharmacists

The Course ‘Vaccination services delivered by Pharmacists’ has been approved by the SA Department of Health to train, mentor and coach Pharmacists in the techniques required to conduct a vaccination service within a Community Pharmacy.

Pharmacists completing this course will obtain a statement of completion in: ‘Vaccination services delivered by Pharmacists’.

Course Entry Requirements

Pharmacists wishing to complete the course‘Vaccination services delivered by Pharmacists’ must show currency in the following course pre-requisites prior to attending.

  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (less than 12 months old)*
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid (less than 3 years old)
  • Anaphylaxis e-training for Pharmacists through ASCIA - Complete here

* If HLTAID003 Provide first aid was completed in the 12 months prior to the Practical Workshop and Assessment.  HLTAID001 and HLTAID003 will be accepted. The codes displayed above are the new qualification codes and replace the previously attained First Aid and CPR units.

(Please note: additional courses above will attract an additional fee)

Practical Workshop

Upcoming Dates:

  • Saturday 31st July 2021
  • Saturday 14th August 2021

More dates may be released based on interest. Please email  trainingsa@sa.guild.org.au to register your interest.

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia reserves the right to cancel workshops that do not achieve minimum participation, in which case all registered attendees will be contacted to discuss alternatives.

Where: 12/202 Glen Osmond Road, Fullarton

Time: 8.45am - 4.00pm  Lunch will be provided and any special dietary requirements to be advised at least 1 week prior to the date of the workshop

TO ENROL CLICK HERE - To login to your GuildEd profile or to create an account to enrol. Then simply click on the 'Course List' tab in the top navigation and you will see the Vaccination course listed there for you. Follow the steps and select your preferred course date.

If you have any further queries, please email trainingsa@sa.guild.org.au or call 08 8304 8300

This course equips Pharmacists with the following skills and knowledge:

  1. Understanding Immunisation and the Australian Immunisation Program

  2. Demonstrate preparing consumers for immunisation including questioning and pre-screening as per the Australian Immunisation Handbook

  3. Demonstrate the collection of the vaccine including Strive for 5 guidelines, QCPP cold Chain requirements and correct collection techniques

  4. Demonstrate preparing to administer the vaccine including preparing the injection site, completing the documentation and identifying the vaccine to the consumer

  5. Managing Adverse Events including Anaphylaxis, Syncope, Fainting, Allergic reactions and preparing and implementing emergency plans and protocols

  6. Follow up the immunisation procedure in line with the Australian Immunisation Handbook

Course Pricing:

$550 – Guild Member OR pharmacist working for a Guild Member
$650 – Non Guild Member OR pharmacist working for a non Guild Member


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The CPD activity is comprised of 10.5 hours of online pre-learning and a 7 hour face-to-face workshop. This activity has been accredited for 17.5 hours of Group 1 CPD (or 17.5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist's CPD plan which can be converted to 17.5 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 35 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

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Page last updated on: 27 July 2021