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Course Number: SIR20116-01V01
Do you like interacting with people and are looking to work in a pharmacy? This course could be the perfect course for you. Our Certificate II in Community Pharmacy will provide you with all the skills required to perform the duties of a pharmacy assistant whose responsibilities may include point-of-sale service, stock maintenance, visual merchandising, and providing basic customer service.Studying this course through North Coast TAFE ensures you will be learning from professionals with vast industry experience and industry connections. On completion of this course you may choose to focus on securing employment in the industry, or, you may go on to study higher level qualifications in the area of community pharmacy.
Offered on 8 campuses
On the job/in the Community
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Pharmacy sales assistant
A TAFE NSW Certificate IV or Diploma could give you up 6 to 12 months advanced standing in a university degree and some Advanced Diplomas offer even more credit.
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