Statement of Attainment

These units of competency from the SIR Retail Services Training Package provide a set of skills to work as a dispensary assistant or dispensary technician within a community pharmacy.


Dispensary assistants and technicians working in the dispensary area of community pharmacies.


The Community Pharmacy Dispensary consists of:

Unit code

Unit title

add topic SIRCDIS001

Assist customers with prescriptions

add topic SIRCDIS003

Assist in dispensing prescriptions

add topic SIRCDIS004

Assist in preparing dose administration aids

add topic SIRCDIS006

Maintain dispensary stock

add topic SIRCDIS007

Administer dispensary computer system and claims

add topic SIRCIND002

Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines


Achievement of these units provides credit towards SIR40116 Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy and SIR40216 Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy Dispensary.