Clicks is recruiting: Basic Pharmacist Assistant Learnership Programme 2024

Job Summary

Clicks Group is recruiting for the 2024 Basic Pharmacist Assistant Learnership Programme.

Closing date: 06 March 2024

Location: various

Join the Clicks Pharmacist Assistant Learnership Programme and kickstart your career in the retail pharmacy industry. Gain practical work experience, training from industry experts and potential employment opportunities.

About Clicks Group

Founded nearly 55 years ago in 1968, Clicks Group is the country’s leading health, beauty and wellness retailer and the largest retail pharmacy chain, with an expanding network of over 850 stores and 670 pharmacies supported by a growing omni channel presence.

As a leader in the healthcare market, Clicks Group is committed to increasing access to affordable primary healthcare for all South Africans through its Clicks Retail pharmacy, pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution businesses.

Listed on the JSE since 1996, Clicks Group’s sustained financial performance and growth in shareholder value has seen the group included in the FTSE/JSE Top 40 Index for the past six years. We care about and contribute to the wellbeing of people, the environment and communities.

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We are passionate about leading innovation within the unique attributes of our Group. Our focus on a clear vision and growth strategy provides our people with unlimited opportunities.

Our Group’s talent strategy is to employ customer-centric people with a confident, ‘can do’ attitude, who are committed and professional.

Learnership Purpose

Do you want to work and obtain a qualification at the same time? Are you passionate about healthcare and delivering superior patient care?

Clicks has an exciting opportunity available to complete a Learnership Programme to qualify as a Pharmacist Assistant. The position reports to the Pharmacy Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities

Learnership Programme:

  • Successfully complete a National Certificate: Pharmacy Assistance Learnership Programme (Learner Basic Pharmacist Assistant) and a Further Education and Training Certificate: Pharmacist Assistance (Learner Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant) through the accredited Pharmacy Healthcare Academy

  • A structured learning programme that consists of a theoretical and practical component and that leads to a qualification that is registered on the National Qualification Framework (NQF)
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As a Learner on this programme you will be required to meet the following objectives:

  • Successfully complete the Learnership Training Contracts at a registered Clicks Pharmacy and under an approved tutor
  • Attend the required training interventions and successfully complete the competency assessments
  • Submit a Portfolio of Evidence
  • Provide support to the healthcare team in one of the Click’s Pharmacies under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist and within the legal scope of practice as outlined by the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)


  • Essential requirement: completion of Grade 12 with a minimum of 50% in Mathematics (or 60% in Mathematical Literacy) ; 50% in English and a Pass in Life Science (Biology)/Physics
  • Customer service orientated
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Computer Literacy

Essential Competencies

  • Adhering to Principles and Values
  • Working with People
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Following Instructions and Procedures
  • Relating and Networking
  • Planning and Organising

Available Learnerships

Learner Basic – Clicks Mayfield Square

Listing Reference: click_016101

Location: Benoni

Learner Basic – Clicks Doringkloof

Listing Reference: click_016098

Location: Centurion

Learner Basic – Clicks Menlyn Park

Listing Reference: click_016179

Location: Pretoria

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Learner Basic – Clicks Quagga

Listing Reference: click_016176

Location: Pretoria

How to Apply

Successful applicants will be required to enter into a work back agreement and will be required to work for Clicks as a qualified Pharmacist Assistant for a period equal to the length of the learnership period as a minimum

Contractual hours: 45hrs 6days

Kindly note that only applicants who meet the requirements will be contacted. We are committed to the principles of Employment Equity.

Closing date for applications is the 06 March 2024.

Use the link below to apply:


  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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