Guild Training News

Short Course Payments

From Monday 21 November payment of short course fees will be required during the enrolment process and course materials will be provided on receipt of payment. This change will initially apply to S2S3 courses.

Course payments can be made via PayPal or Credit Card using PayPal’s secure online payment portal. A payment link will be provided to the pharmacy for payment during course enrolment. Course materials will be issued immediately on receipt of payment so there is no delay in accessing course materials.

Please contact Guild training on 9810 9988 or visit for any training related enquiries.

S2S3 Short Course – Duration change

Please note that the duration of the S2S3 (SIRCHCS201 Support the Supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines) short course has been revised. Students will have a 2 month period in which to complete the course.

This change will take effect from Monday 21 November and will assist in supporting member pharmacies in meeting their QCPP requirements in a timely manner.

Regional Training Offer


The Pharmacy Guild of Australia (Victoria) is pleased to advise our regional members of the Returning employment-generating training to regional Victoria Initiative announced by the Victorian Department of Education and Training. The Guild has taken your concerns regarding costs of training staff, and the importance of ongoing learning and development particularly in regional areas to the Victorian Government and they have responded with this positive initiative.

This announcement provides Guild Training with the opportunity to re-establish the delivery of training in regional Victoria and to increase participation through improved course fees. This also gives regional students improved access to Community Pharmacy qualifications that increase skills and provide employment pathways.

The Course Fees listed below are available only for a limited time to students who:

  1. Enrol and commence training by 31 December 2016 and
  2. Are eligible for government subsidised training under the Victorian Training Guarantee

(30% fee reduction for Guild member staff only)

Certificate II in Community Pharmacy (SIR20112)

  • Normal Subsidised Course Fee $1,704
  • Regional Initiative Course Fee $1,193
  • Regional Initiative Concession Fee $239

Certificate III in Community Pharmacy (SIR30112) 

  • Normal Subsidised Course Fee $2,176
  • Regional Initiative Course Fee $1,524
  • Regional Initiative Concession Fee $305

Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy (SIR40112) 

  • Normal Subsidised Course Fee $1,760
  • Regional Initiative Course Fee $1,232
  • Regional Initiative Concession Fee $247

The above fees are indicative maximum fees – actual fees may be lower. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Guild Training can assist in determining eligibility for Victorian subsidised training and encourages people with disabilities to access subsidised training.

ENROL NOW to take advantage of this offer and get your staff qualified

This offer is limited to regional training commencements by 31 December 2016. Now is the time to benefit from this offer and upskill your staff with a Community Pharmacy qualification delivered by Guild Training.

Please contact the Guild Training team on 03 9810 9999 if you have any enrolment questions or need additional information.

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