Pharmacy Assistant Training Course

SIRCIND002, Support the Supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines, is a foundational unit in the SIR20116 Certificate II and SIR30116 Certificate III in Community Pharmacy. It is essential for those advising on or supplying scheduled medicines in pharmacies and ensures compliance with federal, state, and territory laws, as well as the Pharmacy Board of Australia Guidelines for supplying Pharmacy Medicines (S2) and Pharmacist Only Medicines (S3). 

This unit is also a prerequisite for many product knowledge competencies in these qualifications. Pharmacy and dispensary assistants use this unit to understand and apply regulatory requirements when supplying scheduled medicines under a pharmacist’s direct supervision.

What are the benefits to the pharmacy?

Meets CPD Criteria

Ensures continuous professional development requirements are met for your employees, maintaining compliance and enhancing professional standards.

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Improves Service Quality

Trained employees are better equipped to handle a wider range of medicines, improving customer service and safety in medicine supply.

Ensures QCPP Compliance

Successful completion of the SIRCIND002 unit meets the compliance requirements for the relevant standard under the Quality Care Pharmacy Program (QCPP), ensuring your pharmacy adheres to industry standards.

What are the benefits to the employees?


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Completing the SIRCIND002 unit increases job prospects and potential for advancement within the pharmacy sector.


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Gain essential skills and knowledge in Pharmacy and Pharmacist Only Medicines to enhance competence and confidence.

Recognition of Competence

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Gain essential skills and knowledge in Pharmacy and Pharmacist Only Medicines to enhance competence and confidence.

S2/S3 Training Program Information Overview

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