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Course Duration

 face to face 
Completion of
pre-learning activities 

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

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

Course Entry Requirements


Pharmacists wishing to complete the course in conduct Immunisation Services within a Community Pharmacy Environment must show currency in the following courses prior to attending. Pharmacists must also be currently registered with SA Department of Health and Aging and submit a copy of their registration certificate prior to attending the course.

For further information, and to register your pharmacy with the Department of Health and Ageing , click here.

Pre-requisite Training Courses

  HLTAID003 Provide First Aid  
   Anaphylaxis for Pharmacists
 Click here to complete this course online 
Understanding influenza and the  influenza vaccination program
  Click here to complete this course online

Additional Courses above may attract an additional fee


 Practical Workshop  
 ‘Vaccination services delivered by Pharmacists’
 Click here to enrol 
 Course Date:             Saturday 25th February, 2017 (Full)

                                     Monday 27th March 2017


The course equips Pharmacists with the following skills and knowledge:

Understanding Immunisation within Community Pharmacy

  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:

    $450 – Current Guild Member                                                         

    $500 - Guild Member employee

    $550 - Non Guild Member


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    Page last updated 23 February 2017