These standards were temporarily modified in April 2020 to help our community during the pandemic. For further details, read our statement on the modified standards to support pharmacy vaccinations during COVID-19.
Version 1.1, released March 2019
Download the standards (15 pages PDF)
These standards aim to assure quality in developing and delivering immunisation training programs for eligible pharmacists and pharmacy students.
They describe what training providers must do to maintain their accreditation.
We have aligned them to the National Immunisation Education Framework for Health Professionals.
We have amended the eligibility criteria in this version of the standards. It now includes pharmacy students enrolled in an APC accredited degree program. This means pharmacy students can take part in a training program for vaccinations:
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Mapping of pharmacists’ competency standards based on nurse immuniser competencies (September 2013).
Version 1.0, released February 2015
Download the superseded standards PDF
This version is no longer in use, but some people may need to refer to it.
See version 1.1 (March 2019) for the current standards.