The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Intern Training Program

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has been an established and respected pharmacy industry body in Australia for almost 90 years. We know pharmacy, which is why the Guild Intern Training Program is the right choice for you as your transition to your career as a registered pharmacist.

Why Choose the Guild ITP?

Challenging Clinical Content – Our course is designed to test your knowledge, understanding and application of clinical skills, whilst maintaining a strong focus on patient-centred care
Work Ready Outcomes – Gain practical skills designed to prepare you for real world scenarios throughout your pharmacy career
Maximum Exam Support – Receive comprehensive resources to support you with your exams including written and oral exam training modules, practice materials to use with your preceptor and personalised guidance from tutor
Exclusive Access to Education and Networking  – Grow your pharmacy network and boost your professional development with FREE registration to APP Conference* on the Gold Coast (valued at $940), and Pharmacy Connect^ in Sydney (valued at $295)
Market Leader in Value – Only $1,855 with flexible payment options and no hidden or extra fees!
Highly Supportive Tutors – Access to continuous mentorship and advice from our experienced team of tutors, providing support to you and your preceptor

Course Delivery

The Guild ITP is delivered to seamlessly incorporate on-the-job learning through a combination of practical self-directed learning exercises, written assignments, Pharmacy Board of Australia mandated requirements as well as face-to-face workshops held throughout the year at multiple locations across Australia. The program has been designed with our interns in mind, so we offer a flexible course structure that can be completed in as little as six months, or paced out over nine months depending on your needs.

Australian Pharmacy Professional (APP) Conference and Trade Exhibition 2019

Guild interns receive free registration (worth $940) to APP*, Australia’s largest pharmacy conference. APP is held each year on the Gold Coast and provides interns with the opportunity to network and connect with like-minded, early career pharmacists and potential employers. You’ll have access to exclusive educational sessions and CPD opportunities delivered by industry experts and gain entry to the largest pharmacy trade exhibition in Australia.
Find out more, visit the APP Conference website

Pharmacy Connect Conference, Sydney 2018

As an added bonus, Guild interns get to ALSO attend the Pharmacy Connect Conference for FREE^ (worth $505!). Pharmacy Connect promotes business opportunities and initiatives allowing pharmacists to stay abreast of changing regulations with plenty of CPD opportunities available. Find out more, visit the Pharmacy Connect Conference website


Want to hear what other interns and preceptors have been saying about the Guild Intern Training Program? View our Testimonials

Enrolment and Course Dates

Start of year Enrolment

Enrolments open from 1 September 2018 – 31 January 2019

Mid year Enrolment

Enrolments open from 1 May 2018 – 31 August 2018

Missed the enrolment cut-off date?

The Guild ITP understands the complexities of graduating from your university degree and embarking on full-time work – Contact us to discuss flexible enrolment options.

Intern Positions

Looking for a preceptor and placement site for your intern year? First things first – check out our list of available intern positions across Australia!

Rural Intern Training Allowance

Established under the 5CPA, the Rural Training Allowance (RTA) provides financial support to assist intern pharmacists from rural and remote areas to access compulsory intern training program activities. Visit the 6CPA website to apply!

Cost and Payment Options

Our Intern Training Program is the market-leader in price at just $1,855. We understand the financial pressures that interns face when first embarking on full-time careers, that’s why we offer a number of payment options allowing you to choose the plan that suits your needs.

  • Option 1: Single payment of $1855 inc GST
  • Option 2: 6 Monthly instalments of $309.16 inc GST
  • Option 3: 8 Monthly instalments of $231.87 inc GST

Better yet, there are no extra or hidden fees applicable!

Good Price Rural Scholarship

Good Price Pharmacy Warehouse offers rural intern scholarships to current 4th year pharmacy students. The scholarship includes Guild Intern Training Program, Australian Pharmacy Council written exam, AHPRA oral exam fees paid, and free APP Registration.  Click here for more information.

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*Free APP’ – excludes street party and is non-transferable ^Free Pharmacy Connect – excludes Conference Dinner and is non-transferable

Contact us
For more information or enquiries
(Mon-Fri 8:30am–4:30pm)
Phone: 1300 110 161 Fax: 1300 110 819 Email:

Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch

132 Leichhardt Street, Spring Hill, QLD, 4000