Certificate III in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support
Are you employed in a hospital pharmacy in Victoria and require this minimum qualification? Are you looking to enhance your career in pharmacy support in a hospital setting? Then our hospital/health services pharmacy support course is for you. This course will provide you with knowledge and skills required to commence employment as a hospital pharmacy technician.
During this course, you’ll develop your knowledge and skills in:
- dispensing of prescriptions
- managing pharmaceutical stock
- infection control
- anatomy and medical terminology
|Study Level||Certificate III|
Flexible (normally FT: 1 year)
|Course Type||Victorian TAFE Course|
|Campuses||Box Hill Campus|
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$1,944.00|
|Gov. Subsidised - Concession||$389.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$4,320.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$120.00|
|Retain Course Items***||No fee applies|
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.
** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.
***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).
Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
Applicants can enrol thoughout the year if you are employed in a Victorian hospital pharmacy.
Please note there will be no further off-campus enrolments from interstate students until further notice.
Full time: 1 year (recommended although flexible)
You must be employed in a Victorian hospital pharmacy
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Successful completion will enable you to apply for the Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3
This course may provide you with employment opportunities such as a hospital pharmacy technician.
|HLTPHA005||CONDUCT SMALL SCALE COMPOUNDING AND LABELLING OF PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS||60.0|
|HLTPHA001||MAINTAIN PHARMACEUTICAL IMPREST STOCK||15.0|
|HLTPHA002||PACK PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS||15.0|
|HLTPHA003||ASSIST WITH DISPENSING OF PRESCRIPTIONS AND MEDICATION ORDERS||30.0|
|HLTPHA004||ORDER, MAINTAIN AND DISTRIBUTE PHARMACEUTICAL STOCK||55.0|
|BSBWOR301||ORGANISE PERSONAL WORK PRIORITIES AND DEVELOPMENT||30.0|
|BSBMED301||INTERPRET AND APPLY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY APPROPRIATELY||60.0|
|BSBINM301||ORGANISE WORKPLACE INFORMATION||30.0|
|BSBMED305||APPLY THE PRINCIPLES OF CONFIDENTIALITY, PRIVACY AND SECURITY WITHIN THE MEDICAL ENVIRONMENT||20.0|