Pharmacy Technician

Also known as Dispensary Technician.
Fills and labels patients' prescriptions under the supervision of a Pharmacist. May record details of, place orders for, take stock of, and store medications and medical supplies and deliver them to patients.
Training time 1 year
Average pay $41,918
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 2,900

What does a Pharmacy Technician do?

  • fills and labels patients' prescriptions under the supervision of a Pharmacist
  • may record details of, place orders for, take stock of, and store medications and medical supplies and deliver them to patients

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate III in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support
TAFE
Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support
TAFE
Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy Dispensary