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SIR40216 Certificate IV in

Community Pharmacy Dispensary

Full time duration: up to 2 years ­  Your fee estimate*:

This qualification reflects the role of skilled technicians working in the dispensary area of community pharmacies. They have substantial depth of knowledge of pharmacy medicines and dispensing techniques.

When dispensing pharmacy medications, they work under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and their role is limited to those dispensing functions that do not require them to exercise professional pharmaceutical judgement or discretion. They may provide technical advice and support to pharmacy assistants.

The qualification provides a pathway to work in a community pharmacy as a dispensary technician or dispensary assistant.

Dispensary assistants and technicians are required to comply with federal, state or territory law and Pharmacy Board of Australia Guidelines for supplying scheduled medicines. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

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