Pharmacy Learnerships Programme 2021

About the Pharmacy Learnerships Programme

Pharmacy Learnerships work needs individuals who are more focused and dedicated as well because this Learnership program is basically about collection, preparation,and the regulation of medicines. Pharmacists role is to give the right dose of medicine to patients as prescribed by the doctor.They also give patients dosage instructions for both over the counter and prescribed medicine.

Pharmacists are not only able to work in traditional pharmacies but are also found working in retail and hospital pharmacies. Some pharmacists prefer to do consultancy work, drug research, and development or work at a university, frail care and managed care or in the Armed services. With today?s technological advancements we also see more internet companies, clinics, and public health services employ pharmacists.

A pharmacist is known to be one of the easiest available occupations in the health care industry to those with the right degrees. A pharmacist is not only there to provide medication but also gives guidance and assistance to those who need it. It is a rewarding profession and seen as the utmost confidential profession throughout the world.

Learnerships Available
All learnerships in this field are within the medical field, in a pharmacy. These pharmacies are located as stand-alone businesses, part of a shop, hospital, clinic or community center.

Career fields:

  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Pharmacist Assistant
  • Pharmacist

Most learnerships provided by companies in this field are for a 12 month duration. The successful individuals will receive a monthly remuneration , however, transport, accommodation, and meals will be their own responsibility.

Companies offering Pharmacy Learnerships

  • Netcare
  • Clicks
  • Dis-Chem
  • Shoprite Group
  • Medipost Pharmacy
  • FPD Ships
  • MediRite
  • Department of Health North West
  • Department of Health Polokwane
  • Department of Health Kwa Zulu Natal

Most companies will have the basic regulations as listed here below. Nonetheless, individuals must make sure that they meet all and any requirements as stipulated by the company they are applying to.

Fundemantal requirements are:

  • Individual must be a permanent citizen of South Africa with a valid ID book or card
  • Individuals must hold a Matric certificate
  • All individuals must be skilled in the English language
  • Individuals must be computer knowledgeable
  • All individuals must be willing to do a psychometric test and health assessment
  • Individuals must be presentable and detail orientated
  • Individuals must have a diploma or degree in the field applying to

An interview will be set-up with the selected applicants. Individuals must also include a CV, all academic results, recommendation letters and reference letters if they have. If your application is chosen , the company will contact you for further tests and an interview.