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An exciting part of the Pharmacy degree involves on the job training through Workplace Learning (WPL).

To assist you the WPL journey, the following tabs contain important information and guides to ensure students are aware of your WPL requirements.

The following indicates your compulsory Workplace Learning (WPL) components:

Bachelor of Pharmacy (4408BP)

  • PHM101 - Introduction to Pharmacy  (2 days)
  • PHM215 - Pharmacy Practice 1 (2 days)
  • PHM316 - Professional and Business Pharmacy Practice (2 x 10 days)
  • PHM493 - Hospital and Rural Pharmacy Practice (2 x 10 days)

It is compulsory as a Charles Sturt University student to obtain and maintain specific requirements throughout their degree. These include NSW Health compliance requirements and Charles Sturt University Workplace Learning requirements. The following information will assist you achieve compliance.

NSW Health requirements

Due first year of study and no later than 30 June

  • Australian National Police Check
  • NSW Health Code of Conduct
  • Immunisations and Vaccinations
  • Influenza vaccination
  • COVID-19 vaccination

Visit NSW Health for more information

Use the following checklist to help organise requirements:

Download NSW Health compliance checklist

Once compliance requirements are obtained, email them to for processing. Please enter in the email subject line your: Student ID / Student name / Discipline / Compliance.

For further assistance please see the FOSH WPL Student Guide to NSW Health Compliance.

Charles Sturt University WPL requirements

Due first year of study and no later than 30 June.

  • First Aid
  • Mental Health First Aid Certificate
  • PDL (Pharmaceutical Defence Limited) certificate
  • Online course – Manual Handling
  • Online course – Child Protection
  • Online course – Hand Hygiene
  • Online course – Food Handling
  • Uniform and ID Badge

Information can be found on the Faculty of Science and Health Workplace Learning Interact 2 site.  Charles Sturt students and staff are required to self enrol to obtain access by following the following guide:

Download the discipline requirements checklist

Once you have obtained your Charles Sturt University WPL requirements,  instructions on how to upload to InPlace can be found on the above Interact2 site.

To support your Workplace Learning journey the following services will provide you with important information:

Need help or assistance?

Please contact the Faculty of Science and Health Workplace Learning Team.

Phone: +61 26933 3010