Pharmacy Assistant Course

Course ID
Pharmacy Assistant Course
Course Delivery
Classroom based training
Course Duration
3 days
Willetton, WA

Pharmacy Assistant Course Overview

Our Pharmacy Assistant course has been developed to give you a detailed understanding of the roles and responsibilities required in the Pharmacy environment as well as working effectively in a customer service environment.

The course also covers products commonly sold in pharmacy as well as symptom profiles, questioning procedures, self care information, lifestyle advice and legal requirements for the sale of medicines, introducing participants to the role of Pharmacy Assisting in Australia.



Event Venue Date
Pharmacy Assistant Course April Willetton Wed, April 5 - April 7, 2017 Register
Pharmacy Assistant Course May Willetton Wed, May 10 - May 12, 2017 Register


Our Pharmacy Assistant Course covers the following topics:

Understand Medicines in the Pharmacy (S2/S3/S4/S8)
Learn about common Medicine Ingredients
Understand your role in assisting the customer select medicines for their needs
Assisting the Pharmacist in the supply of medicines
Understand the legal role of a pharmacy assistant
Verify customers Prescription needs
Learn about the PBS and how it works within community Pharmacy
Work within required codes of conduct
General Day to Day role of the Pharmacy Assistant


Our pharmacy assistant course is delivered over a 3 day period involving in-class training and hands on viewing of medicines commonly found in pharmacy.


Upon completion, students receive a statement of attendance, providing valuable preparation for employment as a Pharmacy Assistant.

Course Fees – $550 (inc GST)

MediTrain course fees are all inclusive. Your fee covers all in class facilitated training, all books and learner manuals.

MediTrain ensure to have an all inclusive fee so that you are not required to make any further payments once enrolled.

  • A minimum deposit of $200 is required upon enrollment.
  • All course fees are due at least 7 days prior to course commencement.
  • No refunds will be given on any amounts paid
  • In event of cancellation of course enrollment within 7 days prior to course commencement, the student will be liable for any outstanding course fees.

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