New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Community Pharmacy Assistant)

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Pharmacy

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

There are no regulatory body or legislative requirements.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the community pharmacy sector with people who facilitate the provision and sale of over the counter (OTC) medicines and related pharmacy products and services.
Graduates will work in non-dispensing support roles within a community pharmacy to support the provision of safe, patient-centered healthcare under the supervision of a pharmacist.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Health at this level can earn:

$28,000

Median earnings one year after study

$32,000

Median earnings two years after study

$39,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

39%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Hiwinui Heke Māori Pharmacy Scholarship

Provided by:

PHARMAC

Website:

http://www.pharmac.health.nz

Value:

For Pharmaceutical Study Assistance

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Shona Butterfield Scholarship

Provided by:

Open Polytechnic of NZ - Team Leader Services

Website:

https://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz/study-with-us/fees-and-funding/scholarships-awards-and-financial-assistance/

Value:

Up to $5,000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308
Email: customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Web: http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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