Ó Fiaich Institute of Further EducationPharmacy Assistant Course

Pharmacy Assistant Course

€ 200.00
1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Course description

This level 5 pharmacy assistant course offers a solid foundation to begin your career as a pharmacy assistant. Students will develop medical knowledge to recognise common ailments and the skills necessary to assist with issues in the retail pharmacy sector.
Course Content

  • Medicines Counter Assistant
  • Medical Terminology
  • Nutrition
  • Retail Selling
  • Reception and Frontline Skills
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience
  • Infection Prevention & Control

Additional Modules

  • Word Processing
  • First Aid Responder
  • Mathematics

5M4468 – QQI Level 5 Community Health Services


Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:

Medical Counter Assistant | Pharmacy Store Manager | Medical Secretary | Pharmacy Health Care Adviser | Health Store Adviser | Medical Sales Assistant.

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