A Certificate II in Community Pharmacy SIR20116 is for students wanting careers as Pharmacy Assistants. This qualification focuses heavily on the retail skills required to work in a pharmacy but also teaches students about the laws and Pharmacy Board of Australia Guidelines for supplying scheduled medicines.
Note: to complete this qualification students must complete 40-80 hours work placement at a pharmacy.
The Certificate II in Community Pharmacy SIR20116 is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Retail Services Training Package.
This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:
You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.
The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the SIR20116 Certificate II in Community Pharmacy. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.
There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.
Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the SIR20116 Certificate II in Community Pharmacy such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.
This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.
Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.