Join us for our upcoming open day! Get More Info.

Introduction to Pharmacy Practice (Level 3)

Enrol Now

Certificate in Pharmacy - Introduction to Pharmacy Practice (Level 3)
13 weeksOpen to International students

If you’re passionate about helping people in your community get well, our brand new course gives you an introduction on pharmacy practices to kick-start your learning journey towards the pharmaceutical industry. You can make a real difference in helping patients health and wellbeing while building your career in pharmacy.

You’ll gain hands on experience in a fun, practical learning environment giving you the basic competencies you will need to start your career as a pharmacy technician.

During this course you will learn everything you need to know in pharmacy retail operations, learn about professional conduct, customer service and how to communicate to your patients while providing accurate health advice to patients and your community.

You'll also gain real world industry experience and complete 90 hours at a pharmacy provider as part of your training.

  • You will learn:

  • About professionalism, ethics, and effective communication.

  • Legislation in retail pharmacy workplace.

  • How to apply retail pharmacy customer care and advice.

  • First Aid.

  • Retail operations: support, calculations, and technology.

Exclusive to NZMA, during your studies from Level 3, you will get a guaranteed* interview with one of our industry partnerships! 

If successful, you will be recruited as a part-time employee during your studies. This will give you valuable experience and great exposure to the industry.

*Guaranteed interviews are subject to job opportunities available.

Pharm Partners 4

Course start dates


94 Tristram Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton 3204

Jul 22, 2024


85 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013

Jul 22, 2024

Auckland Central

100 Symonds Street, Grafton, Auckland 1010

Jul 22, 2024

Pharmacy banner image/link.