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Clicks Pharmacy Assistance Learnership 2021-2022

The Clicks Group is offering the opportunity for a fortunate candidate to join its Pharmacy Assistance Learnership program.

The purpose of this learnership will have the candidate complete a Pharmacy Assistance program, gaining both theoretical and practical knowledge through an accredited Pharmacy Healthcare Academy.

The program leads to a qualification that is filed on the National Qualification Framework (NQF), ensuring efficient training

The Clicks Pharmacy Assistance Learnership focuses on high school graduates with competency in numeracy, literacy, and other essential qualities.

The learnership also looks for particular skills in a candidate that ensure the learner will successfully complete their training and assessments. 

Closing Date

All applications need to be submitted by 8 June 2021. Please note that the Clicks Group will not accept nor consider any applications after this date.

Location

The learnership is held in Pretoria, Gauteng.

About the Clicks Group

The Clicks Group is retail-based dealing with healthcare and has been a part of the Johanessburg Stock Exchange since 1996.

Through its market-leading retail brands, the group has established well over 840 outlets throughout Southern Africa. The group is the current leader in the healthcare market with its retail brand, Clicks.

Clicks has the largest overreach regarding retail pharmacy franchises in South Africa alone, with over 600 in-store pharmacies distributed throughout the country.

The Clicks Group regularly offers training and work opportunities to those who are interested. This leads to the growth and development of career prospects with unemployed youth and the company as a whole.

About the Learnership

The Clicks Group have the following learnerships available:

Basic Learnership Program

The candidate will be required to complete the following qualifications:

  • National Certificate: Pharmacy Assistance Learnership Program
  • Further Education and Training Certificate: Pharmacist Assistant

These qualifications will need to be completed through the accredited Pharmacy Healthcare Academy.

The program will consist of practical and theory training. The Learnership contracts will be administered at registered Clicks Pharmacy, supervised by an approved tutor.

The candidate will be responsible for providing support to a Clicks Pharmacy Healthcare team. This will all be under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.

Candidates are required to attend the necessary training courses and complete competency assessments and submit a Portfolio of Evidence.

After the learnership has been completed, the candidate will be required to comply with a work-back contract made with Clicks.

The candidate will then work as a qualified pharmacist for a time equal to the duration of the learnership.

Pharmacist Assistant Learnership Program

The candidate will be required to complete the following qualifications:

  • National Certificate: Pharmacy Assistance Learnership Program
  • Further Education and Training Certificate: Pharmacist Assistant

These qualifications will need to be completed through the accredited Pharmacy Healthcare Academy.

The program will consist of practical and theory training. The Learnership contracts will be administered at registered Clicks Pharmacy, supervised by an approved tutor.

The candidate will be responsible for providing support to a Clicks Pharmacy Healthcare team. This will all be under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. Candidates are required to attend the necessary training courses and complete competency assessments and submit a Portfolio of Evidence.

Requirements

If you want to apply for any of these programs, you will need to meet the following requirements relative to the learnership.

Basic Learnership Program

  • The candidate is required to have a completed Matric with a minimum pass mark of 50% for Mathematics or 60% for Maths Literacy, and 50% for English.
  • The candidate will need excellent skills in the following aspects:
    • Numeracy
    • Literacy
    • Computer literacy
    • Customer service 
    • Attention to detail
    • Accuracy
    • Integrity
    • Team player
  • The candidate will also need to be competent in the following:
    • Planning
    • Organizing
    • Compliance
    • People skills
  • Please be aware that preference will be awarded to candidates who meet Clicks’ EE targets according to the employment equity plan, meeting the promotion of the National Agenda for the development and growth of unemployed youth in South Africa.

Pharmacist Assistant Learnership Program

  • The candidate is required to have a completed Matric with a minimum pass mark of 50% for Mathematic or 60% for Maths Literacy, and 50% for English.
  • The candidate will need excellent skills in the following aspects:
    • Numeracy
    • Literacy
    • Computer literacy
    • Customer service 
    • Attention to detail
    • Accuracy
    • Integrity
    • Team player
  • The candidate will also need to be competent in the following:
    • Planning
    • Organizing
    • Compliance
    • People skills

How to apply

You can apply for the Clicks Pharmacy Assistance Learnership by going onto its learnership page here.

You will need to create an account first if you haven’t before. Then you will be allowed to proceed with the application process. 

Contact Details

If you have any questions or concerns relating to the Clicks Pharmacy Assistance Learnership and its registration process, you can contact the Clicks Group directly through the following means:

Contact Number: 010 140 3099

Email: [email protected]