About the course

About the course

Upskill your knowledge and professional skills as a pharmacy technician with our hospital/health services pharmacy course.

If you are employed and provide technical support under a pharmacist’s supervision in a hospital setting, this health course is for you. Learn how to:

  • conduct small-scale compounding of general and aseptic pharmaceuticals
  • support pharmacists on the wards by collecting client information and test results
  • assist in dispensing administration

This course will equip you to effectively support pharmacists. You will:

  • reflect on, and improve, your own professional practice
  • learn to work with diverse clients and customers
  • understand how to facilitate learning in the workplace 

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Intake Dates & Course Length


You can enrol throughout the year

Full time: 12 months (recommended)

Flexible: the time taken to complete will vary depending on your input

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Career Outcomes


After successful completion, you may wish to apply for a range of employment opportunities as a pharmacy technician or senior pharmacy technician.

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Entry Requirements


You must be employed in a hospital pharmacy as a pharmacy technician.

TRAINEESHIP ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

To apply for this course, you must also be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider and have a training contract with an employer. 

We can provide information and support on how to apply for a traineeship with an employer listed by an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Contact the Skills & Jobs Centre on (03) 8892 1350 or email sajc.elgar@boxhill.edu.au.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute 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.

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Direct entry

 

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

Pathways & Accreditation


Successful completion enables you to progress into hospital/health related courses.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

Fees & Finance Options


This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $2,640.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $528.00
Full Tuition Fee $5,940.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$210.00
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.
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