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									The Certificate II in Community Pharmacy provides trainees with formal qualifications for
work in the pharmacy industry.

In the Community Pharmacy work environment the pharmacy staff member is required to
provide non-therapeutic advice and provide recommendations to patients/customers on
medicines and medicinal products in the ‘pharmacy’ and ‘over the counter’ categories.

The course also addresses a number of retail core units of competency including:
    customer service skills
    stock control
    teamwork
    designing and creating displays
    using cash registers, scanners, computers, telephones

Outcome                                  Certificate II in Community Pharmacy qualification.
                                          SIR20107 (NRT) SIR07 Retail Training Package
                                         Articulation into Certificate III Community Pharmacy SIR30107
                                          (NRT) SIR Retail Training Package
                                         Pathway towards a full-time Traineeship in Certificate III in
                                          Community Pharmacy (SIR30102 (NRT) SIR Retail Training Package

Course delivery                      On the job and off the job and can be delivered face-to-face, flexibly
                                     or mixed mode

Commitment required                  Undertake a minimum of 100 days in paid employment and training.
                                     Undertake Certificate II Community Pharmacy course as part of your
                                     HSC. SIR20107
                                     The employment and training can be undertaken during school time,
                                     after school and during school holidays.

How will you be assessed?            Assessment will be both on-the-job and off-the-job through written
                                     tests, project work & practical exercises.

                      Eligibility    HSC unit credit:
                      For ATAR
Community                  Yes       6 units over two years towards your HSC for the structured training
Pharmacy                             component (VET course) undertaken as part of the school based

Industry-based             No        This optional course is offered as recognition of the significant work
Learning course                      component involved in the school based traineeship.
       (optional)                    If undertaken this course offers an additional 4 units credit towards
                                     your HSC, however this course does not contribute towards the

   For further information about how to sign up to this School Based Traineeship please speak with your
                    Careers Advisor or visit our internet site at

                      Vocational Education in Schools Directorate, current for 2012

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