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Pharmacy Counter Assistant and Retailing course at BIFE

If you’ve been thinking about starting a career as a pharmacy assistant, helping people to purchase the healthcare and cosmetic products that are right for them, then BIFE’s Pharmacy Counter Assistant and Retailing course is just the launchpad for you.

This one-year course is certified by the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) and, upon successful completion, allows learners to find work in a related field or progress to higher education at a number of institutes.


Programme of Study

QQI

  • Nutrition
  • Care Support
  • Communications
  • Retail Selling
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience
  • Word Processing
  • Behavioural Studies
  • Or Child Health & Wellbeing

IPU

  • Gastrointestinal Conditions
  • Respiratory Conditions
  • Pain
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Skin
  • Vitamins, Minerals and Nutritional Supplements
  • Women’s Health

Higher Education Progression

DIT

  • Pharmacy Technician Studies (DT425)
  • Social Care (DT571)

IT Carlow

  • Psychology & Health Science (CW106)

Maynooth University

  •  Social Science Maynooth University

*Places are not guaranteed in these institutes and are subject to students meeting certain criteria. Please consult the individual college websites for more information on application. Information available also at www.cao.ie


Career Opportunities 

  • Pharmacies
  • Health Stores
  • Department Stores
  • Cosmetics Sales
  • Personal Care Assistant

If you’d like to take part in this amazing course, or if you’d like more information, please visit the official BIFE website.

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