Assist in dispensary stock control

Formats and tools

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SIRPDIS004A, 'Assist in dispensary stock control'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Source and requisition dispensary stock.


Identify dispensary stock requirements.


Obtain information on stock availability, cost and delivery capacity.


Seek approval for stock orders to meet stock maintenance requirements.


Place orders for dispensary items.


Receive dispensary stock.


Observe OHS requirements when handling and storing dispensary stock.


Inspect stock quantities and quality against order.


Identify and report order discrepancies or unacceptable quality.


Record dispensary stock data.


Label or ticket dispensary stock as required.


Alert a pharmacist of delivery of controlled drugs.


Maintain stock control documentation.


Store dispensary stock.


Identify and follow timely storage and handling requirements of dispensary products.


Identify and follow dispensary product layout when placing stock on shelves or storage locations.


Monitor and maintain storage conditions to maintain product integrity and meet legal requirements.


Apply product security procedures.


Control dispensary stock levels.


Identify and confirm working stock levels with a pharmacist.


Implement dispensary stock control procedures.


Implement stocktaking procedures.


Investigate, resolve and report on stock discrepancies.


Collect and dispose of dispensary stock waste.


Label and report expired, damaged or returned stock to a pharmacist.


Sort waste and reject dispensary products according to disposal procedures.


Handle and dispose of dispensary stock and waste according to disposal procedures.


Maintain customer privacy and confidentiality when disposing of dispensary information.


Update dispensary stock records following disposal.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIRPDIS004A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIR30107 - Certificate III in Community Pharmacy
  • SIR40107 - Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy