Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support

About the Course

This qualification reflects the role of skilled pharmacy technicians who work under the supervision of a pharmacist in a hospital or community setting. This may include pharmacies that are located outside of health services but supply medicines and products to hospitals and other health services.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Available as a traineeship

This course is targeted to people who have access to workplaces which will provide experiences and learning to support the agreed units for the qualification.

Qualification Certificate IV
National Code HLT47115
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

TAFE Western Connect

  Starts Anytime

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: HLT47115-01V02-18WCN-051

TAFE Western Connect

How will I study?

This offering is using the TAFE Western Connect Model of blended delivery. Students will be given access to the Moodle page and all resources and assessments will be available. Teachers will contact the students as they work through their personal delivery plan, all students will all have one year to complete their training. Students will have access to Adobe Connect, Skype, phone and email.

For successful completion of this course you will need:
While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are:
Student must be employed in a Hospital based pharmacy to complete this course.
• Access to a computer and the internet
TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.

Students must be employed in a hospital Pharmacy to complete this course.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

This course is delivered via Online, Connected classroom and Workshops

Class attendance is Part time

This course is managed through the Moodle online learning platform. Units must be undertaken in the recommended order on the platform, although there is flexibility to adjust the order depending on student need and experience.

Course length: 12 hours per week for 1 Year

What will I pay?

To complete this course students must be enrolled in a hospital pharmacy.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,320.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393