Pharmacy Assistant Training

Access specific information on the courses available to pharmacy assistants through the Training Courses page, or find out more about the training on offer below.

Guild Learning and Development is a preferred training provider for community qualifications and offers real-life learning solutions online through myLearning or face-to-face and via distance education through Guild Training.


Guild Learning and Development’s myLearning online learning management system allows you to further your knowledge and fulfil your professional development and QCPP refresher training requirements in one easy-to-use platform.

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Guild Training

Targeted training to build capability and confidence

Guild Training offers learning solutions to ensure the best outcome for both pharmacy assistants and the pharmacy, resulting in increased sales, health advice and customer service.

Take control of your career with specialised skills from the leading industry provider

I want to be a pharmacy assistant

InductionThinking about working in a community pharmacy? Or maybe you have just started your first job in a pharmacy. The Pharmacy Assistants Induction module will provide you with a sound base on which to launch your career.The Pharmacy Assistant Induction… Read More

I want more knowledge

SIRCIND002 - Support the Supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines TrainingThe Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Quality Care Pharmacy Program (QCPP) is a quality assurance program for community pharmacy. Through the use of 18 Standards the program provides support… Read More

I want a qualification

From brand new to experienced staff, the Guild has training solutions to suit pharmacy assistants at every stage of their career.SIR20116 - Certificate II in Community PharmacyThe Certificate II in Community Pharmacy is your first step in a career in… Read More

Why choose Guild Training?

Our Trainers
  • Qualified and experienced
  • Have current and extensive pharmacy experience
  • Understand the needs of you and your pharmacy
Our Support
  • Dedicated trainer for the term of your qualification
  • Provide regular contact via phone, email and face-to-face
  • Responsive to your needs
Our Resources
  • Developed by pharmacy experts
  • Designed to reflect current pharmacy practice
  • Focus on providing solutions for your customers
Our capabilities
  • Industry leaders
  • Flexible delivery distance, on-line and face-to-face
  • Access to government funding
  • Payment plans available

Government funding opportunities may be available. Contact your branch training manager to discuss eligibility.

QCPP Refresher Training

Pharmacy staff employed in QCPP accredited pharmacies, who supply Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines, must complete:

  • Mandatory initial training via a Recognised Course in the supply of these products.
  • Ongoing Refresher Training: at least three hours per year.

This requirement is contained in Action 2.1 of T2C Supplying Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines Checklist.

Find out more about QCPP Refresher Training.

Pharmacy Assistant Resources Area

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is a nationally Registered Training Organisation (RTO 0452)

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Page last updated 18 September 2018