SA Insider
South Africa's Information Portal

List Of Pharmacy Assistant Courses In South Africa

0

Welcome to sainsider.co.za, a comprehensive platform for anything South Africa. In this article, we will be talking about List of Pharmacy assistant courses in south Africa. Kindly stay with us.

Overview

Pharmacy assistants assist pharmacists in ordering, preparing, and dispensing medications at the pharmacy.

A pharmacy assistant assists licensed pharmacists and pharmacist technicians in the processing of prescriptions. Assistants often perform clerical and organizing tasks such as answering phones, filling out and filing paperwork, running cash registers, and stocking shelves.

To work as a pharmacist assistant, one must first complete the requisite training by taking the required courses.

READ ALSO:  List Of Pharmacy Assistant Course In UniSa

The courses for pharmacy assistants are listed below:

1. Basic Pharmacist Assistance NQF Level 3 [MpiloRoyal College]

Occupational Qualification: SAQA 72049 Basic Pharmacist Assistance
Level 3
Specialisation: Institution / Hospital Pharmacy

Requirements: The requirements for registering National Certificate: Pharmacist assistant basic are as follows:

  • Minimum grade 10 (standard 8)( pass in Maths and English with 50% and above
  • Have to be employed in a Hospital / Clinic pharmacy or have a Pharmacy Workplace that you will spend the rest of your training (1 year or above)
  •  Council Approved Tutor and
  •  Council Approved Training premises

ID copy or Passport with permit (foreign students)

  •  Proof of qualification
  •  Valid Tutor Certificate
  •  Valid Proof of premises approval and
  • Proof of payment of Council Registration Fees

Mpilo Royal College Of Health Education South African Pharmacy Council Accreditation Number: R00043

Download Basic Pharmacist Assistance Application Form Click here

READ ALSO:  Electrical Engineering Salary in South Africa

2. National Certificate Pharmacist Assistance

This training program results in a national qualification as a Pharmacist Assistant (Basic), NQF level 3 in the SAQA Field: Health Sciences and Social Services, and SAQA Subfield: Preventative, Curative, Promotive, and Developmental and Health Services. Health Science Academy provides pharmacy education in all four sectors: community, hospital/institutional, manufacturing, and wholesale/distribution. The South African Pharmacy Council has authorized the course and Health Science Academy has been accredited as a supplier of education and training.

3. Further Education and Training: Pharmacist’s Assistance

This training program leads to a national qualification as a Pharmacist Assistant (Post Basic), NQF level 4 in the SAQA Field: Health Sciences and Social Services, and SAQA Subfield: Preventative, Curative, Promotive, and Developmental Health Services. The Health Science Academy provides training in the community as well as the hospital/institutional sectors. The South African Pharmacy Council has authorized the course and Health Science Academy has been accredited as a supplier of education and training.

READ ALSO:  Firefighter Course at UNISA

4. ADVANCED CERTIFICATE: PHARMACY TECHNICAL SUPPORT  (NQF LEVEL 6) [NMU]

5. HIGHER CERTIFICATE: PHARMACY SUPPORT  (NQF LEVEL 5) [NMU]

6. CERTIFICATE OF QUALIFICATION: PHARMACIST’S ASSISTANT BASIC (NQF 3) AND POST-BASIC (NQF 4)

This courses id offered by ; Abaluleki Professional Consulting cc/University of Fort Hare Consortium

Health Science Academy (Pty) Ltd.
Pharmacy Healthcare Academy
Pharmacy Training and Development Project: Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (previously University of Limpopo (Medunsa Campus))

PHARMAGENIUS ACADEMY

S Buys Academy (Pty) Ltd.

7. Dispensing Course (Non NQF) [Short Courses]

EthelM Healthcare Resources
Health Advance Institute

Health Science Academy (Pty) Ltd.

Insight Medicine Information

North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus)

Pharmacy Education International cc

Pharmacy Training and Development Project: Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (previously
University of Limpopo (Medunsa Campus))

Public Health Institute of South Africa

Quad Pharmaceutical CC

S Buys Academy (Pty) Ltd

Leave a comment
x