Qualification details

SIR30116 - Certificate III in Community Pharmacy (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 31/Mar/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes SIR30112 - Certificate III in Community Pharmacy•Not Equivalent. •Number of units for completion reduced from 26 to 19 units; core reduced by 6 units; electives reduced by 1 unit. •New core unit addressing customer service and communication skills required by pharmacy assistants at this level replaces duplicative units. •Packaging rules simplified. 30/Mar/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and developmentOrganise personal work priorities and development Elective
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse peopleWork with diverse people Elective
HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systemsRecognise healthy body systems Elective
HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safetyParticipate in workplace health and safety Core
SHBBCCS001 - Advise on beauty products and servicesAdvise on beauty products and services Elective
SHBBMUP002 - Design and apply make-upDesign and apply make-up Elective
SHBBSKS001 - Pierce ear lobesPierce ear lobes Elective
SIRCCCS002 - Provide and promote services to pharmacy customersProvide and promote services to pharmacy customers Core
SIRCDIS001 - Assist customers with prescriptionsAssist customers with prescriptions Core
SIRCDIS002 - Deliver medicines to customers outside the pharmacyDeliver medicines to customers outside the pharmacy Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 621411 Pharmacy Sales Assistant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0805 Sales And Marketing 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Community Pharmacy 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Pharmacy Sales Assistant,Pharmacy Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 621411 Pharmacy Sales Assistant 09/Aug/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0805 Sales And Marketing 09/Aug/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 31/Mar/2016 
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Modification History

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Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of skilled pharmacy assistants who use a range of well-developed service skills to identify and meet customer needs. They have sound knowledge of a broad range of pharmacy products and health care support services. Some pharmacy assistants may be involved in assisting with a limited range of dispensary activities.

They work with some independence, under limited supervision from others, but ultimately under the supervising pharmacist. They may provide technical advice and support to team members.

Pharmacy assistants must 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.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

19 units must be completed:

  • 11 core units
  • 8 elective units consisting of:
  • 6 units from the list below
  • 2 units from the list below, elsewhere in the SIR Retail Services Training Package or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core Units 

SIRCCCS002

Provide and promote services to pharmacy customers

SIRCDIS001

Assist customers with prescriptions

SIRCIND001

Work effectively in a community pharmacy

SIRCIND002

Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines

SIRCINF001

Use pharmacy practices for infection control

SIRCPPA005

Assist customers with cough and cold relief products

SIRCPPA006

Assist customers with skin and anti-fungal 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

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

Elective Units 

Anatomy and Physiology 

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

Beauty Products and Services 

SHBBCCS001

Advise on beauty products and services

SHBBMUP002

Design and apply make-up

Client and Customer Service 

SIRXCEG003

Build customer relationships and loyalty

Dispensary 

SIRCDIS002

Deliver medicines to customers outside the pharmacy

SIRCDIS003

Assist in dispensing prescriptions

Diversity 

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

Pharmacy Product Advice 

SIRCPPA001

Assist customers with vitamins, minerals and supplements

SIRCPPA002

Assist customers with eye and ear care products

SIRCPPA003

Assist customers with first aid products

SIRCPPA004

Assist customers with oral care products

SIRCPPA007

Assist customers with pregnancy and maternal health products and services

SIRCPPA011

Assist customers with baby and infant care products

SIRCPPA013

Assist customers with smoking cessation products

SIRCPPA018

Assist customers with women's and men's health care products

Inventory 

SIRRINV001

Receive and handle retail stock

SIRRINV002

Control stock

Marketing and Public Relations 

SIRXMKT001

Support marketing and promotional activities

Merchandising 

SIRRMER001

Produce visual merchandise displays

Retail Procedures 

SIRXSLS002

Follow point-of-sale procedures

SIRRRTF001

Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal

Skin Services 

SHBBSKS001

Pierce ear lobes

Workplace Effectiveness 

BSBWOR301

Organise personal work priorities and development

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ca051b1b-5101-4ec2-ac1c-49699303188d

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