SIR40216 – Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy Dispensary
Skilled pharmacy technicians working in the dispensary area of the pharmacy are required to have substantial knowledge of pharmacy medicines and dispensing techniques.
Whilst they work under direct supervision of the pharmacist, they are required to provide technical support and advice to other pharmacy assistants and team members dealing with customers.
This qualification provides a pathway to the role of Dispensary Technician or Dispensary Assistant and is ideal for those, who in addition to performing routine pharmacy and retail tasks, take responsibility for higher level duties including assistance with dispensary duties.
SIRCCCS002 Provide and promote services to pharmacy customers (C)
SIRCDIS001 Assist customers with prescriptions (C)
SIRCDIS003 Assist in dispensing prescriptions (C)
SIRCDIS006 Maintain dispensary stock (C)
SIRCDIS007 Administer dispensary computer system and claims (C)
SIRCIND001 Work effectively in a community pharmacy (C)
SIRCIND002 Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines (C)
SIRCINF001 Use pharmacy practices for infection control (C)
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety (C)
SIRCDIS004 Assist in preparing dose administration aids
SIRCPPA005 Assist customers with cough and cold relief products
SIRCPPA008 Assist customers with products for gastro-intestinal conditions
SIRCPPA009 Assist customers with allergy relief products
SIRCPPA010 Assist customers with analgesic and anti-inflammatory products
(C) Denotes core subjects
The above course outline is an example developed to meet industry standards
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