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Qualification details

HLT37115 - Certificate III in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes HLT31412 - Certificate III in Hospital-Health Services Pharmacy SupportThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change to packaging rules . 05/Aug/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 06/Aug/2015


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 311215 Pharmacy Technician 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Hospital pharmacy technician,Pharmacy Technician,Hospital pharmacy assistant,Pharmacy Assistant,Dispensary Assistant,Dispensing technician 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 311215 Pharmacy Technician 02/Nov/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 02/Nov/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 06/Aug/2015 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Change to packaging rules .

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of pharmacy technicians and assistants who provide a range of assistance to pharmacists in hospital and community health settings. This may include pharmacies that are located outside of health services but supply medicines and products to hospitals and other health services.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 14

  • 10 core units
  • 4 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 2 units from the electives listed below
  • up to 2 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units 

CHCCOM005

Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTPHA001

Maintain pharmaceutical imprest stock

HLTPHA002

Pack pharmaceutical products

HLTPHA003

Assist with dispensing of prescriptions and medication orders

HLTPHA004

Order, maintain and distribute pharmaceutical stock

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Elective units 

BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

BSBINN301

Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBITU202

Create and use spreadsheets

BSBMED305

Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment

BSBWOR301

Organise personal work priorities and development

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705