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Additional information

body or mind

Body

Field

Medical Field

Boss or Team

Team

Communication

Good Communicator

Work With

People

Math & Science

Neither

Study Length

Shorter Study

Environment

Busy Environment

Pharmacy Sales Assistant

A pharmacy assistant sells pharmaceutical goods, toiletries and related goods in a retail pharmacy.

How to become qualified in this field (learning path):

  1. Grade 12 is recommended
  2. NC in Pharmacy Sales Consultant
  3. Learnership: Wholesale and Retail Generic Management Level 5

Level of Schooling & School Subjects:

  • NSC/NC(V) 

Duration of study

14 Months +

Employment

  • Retail pharmacies
  • Hospitals and clinics

Further Information

Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa

Educational Institutions offering this qualification:

LEARNERSHIP:

https://www.wrseta.org.za/learners/qualifications-and-learnerships

OTHER ORGANISATIONS

Sefako Makgathto Health Sciences University: 
https://www.smu.ac.za/schools/pharmacy/divisions/pharmacy-practice/

Health Sciences Academy:
https://www.hsa.co.za/

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