Preparing to Dispense

PHT003

The purpose of this online course is to prepare you to be able to work ethically and professionally within all legislation, codes and standards. It also introduces you to managing dispensary stock and inventory.

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    Level
    4
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    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    2024
    $651 NZ Domestic
    $1,968 NZ International
    2023
    $634 NZ Domestic
    $1,911 NZ International
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    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 32 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 7 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Demonstrate the ability to correctly follow legislation, professional codes and standards relevant to pharmacy technicians.
  • Apply appropriate storage requirements to maintain a safe environment for the dispensary.
  • Process stock orders correctly and undertake dispensary inventory control.
  • Perform calculations accurately during the dispensing process.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    2024
    $651 NZ Domestic
    $1,968 NZ International
    2023
    $634 NZ Domestic
    $1,911 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 32 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 7 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying