• CERTIFICATION: IPU (Irish Pharmacy Union) Certificate in Medical Counter Assistant
  • Duration10 weeks (1 day per week)
  • Co-ordinatorMargaret Allen


This course is certified by the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) and offers comprehensive training for working in the Retail Pharmacy environment. Throughout the 10 week course learners will develop a broad range of skills learning how to deal effectively and sensitively with customers in the pharmacy and gain extensive knowledge for over the counter medicines.

On completion of the course students will be ready to enter the workplace and secure employment in a wide range of areas including: Pharmacies, Health stores and Retail Stores.

Programme of Study
  • Gastrointestinal Conditions
  • Respiratory Conditions
  • Pain
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Skin
  • Vitamins, Minerals and Nutritional Supplements
  • Women's Health
Career Opportunities
  • Pharmacies
  • Health Stores
  • Department Stores

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