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SIR20116- Certificate II in Community Pharmacy

The Retail industry is Australia’s largest employer. This qualification develops abilities to perform routine pharmacy and retail duties including caring for inventory, merchandising products and demonstrating service excellence. Upon concluding this course staff will be equipped with the necessary skills to wow customers, assist customers with a range of healthcare products and contribute to growing sales.



  • SIRCCCS001 Interact with pharmacy customers (C)

  • SIRCIND001 Work effectively in a community pharmacy (C)

  • SIRCINF001 Use pharmacy practices for infection control (C)

  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety (C)

  • SIRXRSK001 Identify and respond to security risks

  • SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock

  • SIRCPPA001 Assist customers with vitamins, minerals and supplements

  • SIRCPPA006 Assist customers with skin & anti-fungal products

  • SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays

  • SIRXIND002 Organise and maintain the store environment

  • SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer

  • SIRCIND002 Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines & Pharmacist Only Medicines


(C) Denotes core subjects
The above course outline is an example developed to meet industry standards

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Unit Code


Workplace Delivery


School-based Delivery


Tuition Fees

$2,340 (Train & Assess)
$900 (Recognition of Prior Learning)
$900 (Gap training per unit)


Available in approved states

Next start date

Enrol anytime

Entry Requirements

Working in a pharmacy

Delivery Model

Face to face, blended, remote or online delivery
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