Dis-Chem Learnerships 2021: Basic Pharmacist Assistant Course

The Dis-Chem Pharmacies South Africa is offering Basic Pharmacist Assistant Course 2021 / 2022 in Pretoria. The Dis-Chem Learnerships 2021-2022 are available for learners, who are willing to get Dispensary Support Training in the pharmacy field. If you are looking for Dispensary Support Learnership Programme 2021 / 2022, you have come to the right place.

The Dis-Chem Careers mostly remain vacant in South Africa, and you may avail the Dis-Chem Vacancies after completing the Dis-Chem Learnership Programme 2021 / 2022. The Pharmacist Assistant Learnership 2021 / 2022 will jump start your career by providing you valuable experience in the Pharmaceutical field. It is also pertinent to mention here you may also avail the Pharmaceutical Jobs or Pharmaceutical Careers after getting the experience certificate through Dis-Chem Jobs for learners. The interested candidates should have a look on the details and descriptions of the Dis-Chem Learning Programme 2021 / 2022, before forwarding their job application form to recruitment department of Dischem South Africa.

Dis-Chem Learnerships 2021 / 2022: Pharmacist Assistant Learning Course 2021 / 2022

Job Description

Dis-Chem: Dispensary Support Learnership Opportunity 2021 / 2022

Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ Sefako Makgatho store has an opportunity available for a Dispensary Support Learner to join the team. The main purpose of this is to employ learners who are capable of doing and completing the learner basic pharmacist assistant course. This course 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.

Staff will be employed in a Fixed Term position as Dispensary Support until such time as they are registered with the SAPC as learner basic assistants. Only once qualified as a basic pharmacist assistant will permanent employment be offered.


Include but not limited to:

  • The sale of Schedule 1 medicines or scheduled substances.
  • Assist with the compounding, manipulation or preparation of a non-sterile medicine or scheduled substance according to a formula and Standard Operating Procedures approved by the responsible pharmacist.
  • 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.
  • Learn to accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner and within the legal requirements in accordance with the South African Pharmaceutical Council.
  • 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.
  • Assist in the control of stock (manage cleanliness and packing organisation of shelves and medicine expiry dates) of Schedule 1 to Schedule 5 medicines or scheduled substances.
  • Follow up with patients regarding script tracking report as requested by the dispensary manager and follow up appointments.
  • Assist with call centre scripts and patient service telephone calls.
  • Provide information to individuals in order to promote health.


  • Grade 12 with Mathematics (HG), Life Science/Physical Science (obtained at least an average of 50%)


  • 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 for Dis-Chem Dispensary Support Learnership / Pharmacist Assistant Learnership Programme 2021 / 2022

Location: Pretoria, Sefako Makgatho

Closing date: 2 July 2021

Apply Online for the Dis-Chem: Dispensary Support Learnership Opportunity 2021 / 2022

Location: Pretoria, Woodlands

Closing date: 25 June 2021

Apply Online for the Dis-Chem: Dispensary Support Learnership Opportunity 2021 / 2022

If you comply with the minimum eligibility criteria as provided by the company, you should Apply Online for the recently announced Pharmacist Assistant Learnership 2021 / 2022 available at Dis-Chem South Africa.

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  1. I’m an Enrolled Nurse been working for Dermatologist for 29 years and been dispensing medication for over 30 years.

    I would like to do the training for Pharmacy Assistant as I enjoy dispensing and throughly enjoy working and helping patients, clients with all there aliment.

    • I’m an registered Pharmacist Assistant and my I’ve paid it in fully including pharmacy bord but I’m struggling to get a tutor I’m based in pe please assist I need to finish my course

  2. am interest to study pharmcist course i hv matric, n4,MECHNICAL ENGINEERING,BASIC COMPUTER

  3. Good Day

    I am interested in Pharmacy Learnership;Have applied to several places including Dischem;May you kindly assist;

    Warm Regards

  4. Hi I’m Lolwethu Mkuli , I interested working for Dischem..I’m a Basic Pharmacist Assistant for 7 years..I have a lot of experience in this field including dispensing medication using UNISOLVE

  5. Hi I’m interested in learner ship I have matric, electrical engineering NQF lv2 , basic computer skills.

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