As part of the QCPP requirements all staff who supply Pharmacy Medicines and assist the pharmacist to supply Pharmacist Only Medicines must receive training via a recognised and accredited course. The unit SIRCIND002 Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines meets this QCPP requirement.
On successful completion, students will receive a Statement of Attainment for this accredited unit.
Who should do this course?
What can you learn?
The role of a pharmacy assistant, including responsibilities and restrictions for handling over-the-counter medicines, the steps to identifying patient needs and providing advice, product recommendations, information and support under pharmacist supervision.
As this is a single unit of study this course must be completed within 2 months.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However students need to be employed in a community pharmacy.
Students will be asked to provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI) during enrolment. This is a government requirement for nationally accredited training. Follow the steps below to create/find your USI.
Note: Students under the age of 18 will be required to obtain consent from a parent/guardian as part of the enrolment. This is a requirement when enrolling into nationally accredited training courses. Details for the consent form can be found below.
This course is delivered via workbook and completed whilst working in a community pharmacy. A verbal assessment with a Guild Trainer and a supervisor’s evidence report will also be required.
- Guild Members – $120
- AFSPA Members – $150
- Non-Guild Members – $180
Course materials are provided on payment of the course fees. A payment link will be provided during the enrolment process. Please refer to the pre-enrolment information guide for additional information.