Dis-chem pharmacies dispensary support learnership programme 

Dis-Chem pharmacies invite unemployed individuals who have the necessary qualifications to apply for the dispensary support learnership programme

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is seeking a Dispensary Support Learner to join their team. The primary goal is to hire students who can successfully complete the learner basic chemist assistant course.

This Learnership will equip learners to understand the underlying principles of all of the major areas related to the pharmaceutical environment and dispensing and promotes the notion of quality on the job learning.


Include but not limited to:

  • The sale of Schedule 1 medicines or scheduled substances.
  • Assist with call centre scripts and patient service telephone calls.
  • Provide information to individuals in order to promote health.
  • Assist with scheme authorization of chronic, HIV and AIDS and oncology medication.
  • Report on low – / out of stock levels and stock errors to the dispensary manager.
  • Receive dispensary stock in accordance with the SOP set out by the company.
  • Assist with the unpacking and merchandising of stock and cleaning of dispensary and OTC shelves approved by the responsible pharmacist.
  • Any other duties assigned to them by the Dispensary Manager.
  • Ensure accurate picking / packing / labelling and checking of medication and be aware of common dosages as well as important drug interactions.
  • Ensure that all medications, are checked for accuracy by a pharmacist and signed by a pharmacist.
  • Follow up with patients regarding script tracking report as requested by the dispensary manager and follow up appointments.


  • Grade 12 with Mathematics (HG) and (Physical Science or Life Science)
  • Must have obtained at least an average of 50%

Skills and Competencies:

  • English and 2nd language – Read, write and speak.
  • Time management, deadline driven, dealing with pressure, attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills, listening, customer service/focus, problem solving, team player, conflict management, leading by example, accountability, professional conduct, trustworthy and honest.
  • Computer, numerical skills.

How to Apply

Click here to apply online for the dis-chem pharmacies dispensary support learnership programme