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Pharmacists must have completed an approved pharmacist vaccination course in addition to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination training.
The Australian College of Nursing has been appointed by the Australian Government to lead the development of the mandatory training materials for COVID-19 immunisation providers. Healthcare professionals will not be able to administer any COVID-19 vaccines without having first completed the training modules.
Training for immunisation providers includes:
To enrol in the course, immunisation providers will be required to have already undertaken routine immunisation training specific to their profession and hold a current practising registration Immunisation providers will be required to enrol through their Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) number.
Pharmacy Assistants can enrol without an AHPRA number to access non-clinical modules.
All training will be delivered through an e-learning platform at no cost.
Access to the training is here: https://covid19vaccinationtraining.org.au/login/index.php
Pharmacists that complete the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination training will receive a certificate of completion. We recommend that you keep a copy of all staff certificates as part of your usual quality assurance documentation, such as QCPP.
The information below can be used to assist you to record your completion of the COVID-19 Vaccination Training on GuildEd. If you have already self-recorded the training as a non-accredited activity, there is no need to amend this record.
The activity has been accredited for up to 5.5 hours of Group 1 CPD (or up to 5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to up to 5.5 hours of Group 2 CPD (11 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.
As not all modules are compulsory, pharmacists should review the duration of each module and record completed modules accordingly.*
This activity meets the following competency standards as set out in the 2016 National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia: 1.3, 2.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.5, 4.5
*At the rate of 1 Group 1 credit, or 2 Group 2 credits per hour of activity or part thereof. For example: Module 6 is 0.5 Group 1 credits, or 1 Group 2 credit
Accreditation Code: G2021007
Contact the Vaccine Operations Centre between 7am to 10pm (AEST) at COVID19VaccineOperationsCentre@health.gov.au or on
Contact the National coronavirus and COVID-19 vaccine helpline on firstname.lastname@example.org or .
Contact the PPA Support Centre, between 9am to 8pm (AEST), Monday to Friday on email@example.com or .
Pharmacies can self-manage updating their details on the VCF via the VCF Connect platform. If pharmacies have any questions about using VCF Connect, they can contact the VCF Connect helpline on or email CV19.firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
If you wish to withdraw from the COVID-19 Vaccination in Community Pharmacy (CVCP) Program please contact the PPA Support Centre between 9am to 8pm (AEST), Monday to Friday on email@example.com or .