Pharmacy Retail Assistant

QQI Level 5 

This course equips the student with the skills and knowledge to work as an effective member of the pharmaceutical retail team.

Employment possibilites include: Pharmacies, health stores and retail outlets.


1 Year Full time


QQI Level 5 Community Health Services 5M4468

Occupational First Aid

Principal Areas of Study

Anatomy & Physiology

Safety & Health at work


Customer Service

Work Experience

Beauty Industry Ethics and Practice

Spreadsheet Methods

Retail Display 

(Modules offered may be subject to change)

Features of the Course

Structures work experience in the pharmaceutical retail sector

Occupational First Aid

Garda Vetting for work experience placements


Higher Education



Health Stores

Beauty or Healthcare Sales Representatives

Department Stores

Salon Reception

Customer Service

Retail Display

General Reception

Entry Requirements

General College Entry Requirements

Number of Places

Twenty five