Community Pharmacy

Certificate III

National Code: SIR30116

Course information

About the course

Course Number: SIR30116-01V01

Do you have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy assisting others? Are you working in, or looking to work in a pharmacy? Our Certificate III in Community Pharmacy could be the perfect course for you. Through this course, you will develop the skills required to provide a high standard of customer service; effectively identifying and responding to customer needs. You will learn about assisting customers with prescriptions, cold relief products, skin and anti-fungal products, anti-inflammatory products, allergy relief products, using infection control practices, and a range of other fundamental skills that you we be able to apply as a pharmacy assistant role.

Studying this course through North Coast TAFE ensures you will be learning from professionals with vast industry experience and industry connections. If you are ready to pursue employment in a pharmacy or if you are ready to enhance your current skills, contact us now to secure your spot in this course.


Course study options
Campus  

Offered on 3 campuses

Distance Learning  

TAFE to Uni Pathway
Not available
  • What you'll learn

  • Entry requirements

  • Future study pathways

  • Career opportunities

  • TAFE 2 uni pathways

  • Get credit for previous study and life experience

Other student services offered with this course

Counselling and career services
Disability support services
Libraries and information services

Campus learning

Key dates
Course begin
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 until Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Attendance details
6.00000 hours per week for 27 weeks
Additional Study: 12.00000 hours per week for 27 weeks

Wednesday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Assessment methods may include
Short Answer Questions
Written task
Assignment
Integrated Assessment
Observation
Simulation
Case Studies
Enrolment Information‏
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Location
806 Cudgen Road, KINGSCLIFF NSW 2487
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Fees

North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.

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Your government subsidised fee, and your eligibility for concessions, exemptions and scholarships, are all calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

The 2017 subsidised fees indicated on this page are indicative only and based on 2016 fees. The state government may make some small changes to fees and subsidies for 2017 enrolments and we will update our site if and when that happens.

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Reduced and subsidised fees

You could be eligible for subsidised or reduced fees if this training is subsidised by the NSW Government but eligibility criteria apply. These subsidised and reduced fees, if available, will be displayed below as ‘Subsidised student fee’. For some subsidised courses the subsidy available to eligible students may be in form of a ‘Concession Fee’, ‘Exemption’, or ‘Fee-Free scholarship’ and be displayed accordingly.

  • QLD VET Investment Student Fee
    $1,500
    This training is subsidised by the Queensland Government.  You may receive a subsidy towards this training if you are:
    • 15 years or older and no longer in school, and
    • Living in Queensland full-time, and
    • An Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits, and
    • Not enrolled in or have a certificate 3 or higher level qualification.


    You will still need to pay for a portion of your training costs.  The amount indicated is what you will need to pay.

    Contact us:
    • To find out if you are eligible for a subsidised place.
    • To discuss payment options with you.

    Course prices, charges and study modes are subject to change without notice and may vary annually.
  • QLD VET Investment Concession Fee
    $600
    This training is subsidised by the Queensland Government.  You may receive a subsidy towards this training if you are:
    • 15 years or older and no longer in school, and
    • Living in Queensland full-time, and
    • An Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits, and
    • Not enrolled in or have a certificate 3 or higher level qualification.

    You will still need to pay for a portion of your training costs.  The amount indicated is what you will need to pay.
    Contact us:
    • To find out if you are eligible for a subsidised place.
    • To discuss payment options with you.

    Course prices, charges and study modes are subject to change without notice and may vary annually.

Full fee option

If no subsidised fee information is displayed, or you are not eligible to pay the subsidised fee, the full fee would be applicable.

Additional costs

Most costs are included in your course fees. However, there may be some additional items such as textbooks, personal protective equipment, uniforms, or industry equipment, you may need to get to enhance your learning experience or have a safety requirement. Find out more

Payment options, loans and instalments

Easy payment options available! At North Coast TAFE you can choose from a range of easy, flexible payment options to help make completing your dream course a reality.

  • Pay by instalments

    For many courses, you can choose to pay you course by instalment.

    Short courses (from 6 days to up to 10 weeks): 25% deposit required before starting the course with the remaining 75% due half way through.

    Most other courses: 25% deposit plus monthly payments due the last business day before the 15th of each month. The number of instalments available, up to a maximum of 12 (3 for concession fees), are calculated on the maximum duration of the course with final payment due 4 weeks prior to the end of the course.

    Find out more about the payment plans for courses less than 5 days, more details about fees and financial assistance, and the refund and withdrawals policy.

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