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Australian Pharmacy Intern Written & Oral Exam Preparation Course Become a Registered Pharmacist in Australia

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Clear the pharmacist Intern Oral Exam on your first attempt through our specialised online course tailored for pharmacists aspiring to make a career in Australia.

10 Jun 2024 Batch Starts On
1 month Course Duration
AUD 2000 Course Fee

Trainer access until you pass the Pharmacist Intern Oral Examination

One-on-one feedback sessions with the trainer

Study handouts, mock tests, and final Pharmacist Intern Oral Examination grand tests

Exclusive tips on approaching the Pharmacist Intern Oral Examination

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About The Course


The Pharmacy Intern Oral exam is a comprehensive assessment conducted by the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC) for pharmacists seeking registration to practise in Australia.


The Pharmacy Intern Oral exam preparation course efficiently covers key content and offers guidance for success in the Pharmacy Intern Oral exam in a brief timeframe.


Gain a lifelong membership to our pharmacist-led chat group, along with free webinars on CV writing and job-securing strategies.


By clearing this exam, you can practice as a pharmacist in Australia.

What's More That
Comes With Our Course?

1-On-1 Q&A Sessions

We provide online one-on-one counselling and Q&A sessions to ensure online learning is beneficial for the aspirants. Our mentors help aspirants clear their doubts and queries and get all the answers they need.

Live+Recorded Sessions

Missed a live lecture? Don’t worry. You can always find a recorded lecture on our platform and revisit it as many times as you want during the course duration.

Extended Course Access

Getting the course once will help you prepare for not one but multiple attempts. You get access to all the resources for more than a year, to ensure proper revision.

Community Building

We help you get in touch with a community of experts, which includes mentors, registered practitioners, previous alumni and those who have successfully cleared the exams. This adds value to your preparation and get all the guidance and motivation you need.

Explore The Full Curriculum


  • Head lice

  • Blepharitis

  • Acne

  • Skin burns

  • Chickenpox

  • Cold sores

  • Constipation

  • Diarrhoea

  • Conjunctivitis

  • Dry eyes

  • Anal fissures

  • Eczema

  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux

  • Haemorrhoids

  • Motion sickness

  • Headlice

  • Mouth ulcers

  • Nasal congestion

  • Shingles

  • Pain management

  • Smoking cessation

  • Sore throat

  • Stye

  • Threadworm infections

  • Genital warts

  • Urinary tract infections

  • Tinea

  • Oral & Vaginal thrush

  • Seborrheic dermatitis

  • Scabies

  • Nappy rash

  • Hay fever


  • Legal And Ethical Practice


  • Problem Solving And Communication

Meet The Instructors

Dr. Akram Ahmad

Dr. Akram Ahmad

B.Pharm, PharmD, PhD

11 years of Experience

  • Dr Akram Ahmad is a pharmacist, researcher and educator who has taught in several universities across India, Malaysia and Australia. 
  • He completed his B.Pharm and PharmD from Indian institutes, post which he went on to complete his PhD from the University of Sydney.
  • Dr Akram is a renowned researcher and his research profile is amongst the top 5% at Research Gate.
  • He is the founder and CEO of Academically and a well-known career coach. 
  • He possesses a vast experience of over 11 years of teaching and research, and currently, he helps pharmacists and other healthcare professionals migrate to Australia and other countries and get better jobs. 

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Roy Chihaka

Roy Chihaka

B.Pharm, MS (P'cology), PhD, (KAPS Qualified)

7 years of Experience

  • Roy Chihaka is a pharmacist with vast experience in diverse facets of the pharmaceutical industry, such as regulation, academia and clinical sectors.
  • He completed his Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honors) from the University of Zimbabwe. Later, he pursued his Masters in Medicine from the Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin, China, with Plant Pharmacology as a specialisation. 
  • Roy has extended experience, including 7 years of experience as a Zimbabwean regulator of the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe. Later, he started working as a lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe.
  • Currently, he is pursuing his Ph.D. from Southern Cross University in New South Wales.
  • Roy has also successfully cleared the KAPS exam. 

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Femi Maria Francis

Femi Maria Francis

B.Pharm, M.Pharm, (KAPS and GPAT Qualified)

3 years of Experience

  • Femi Maria Francis is an Indian pharmacist with an extensive academic and professional track record. 
  • She has completed her Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) degree from the esteemed Govt. Medical College Kottayam furthered her education with a Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) degree from NIPER-R, where her excellence was acknowledged with the Director's Silver Medal. Later, she completed my postgraduate training at CSIR-CDRI, where she had the privilege of collaborating with some of India's foremost scientists. 
  • Post that, she worked for 2 years as a senior research associate in Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics (DMPK), after which she went on to serve as an operations specialist in pharmacovigilance, contributing significantly to the safety reporting efforts for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Currently, she is working as an intern pharmacist in Melbourne, Australia. She has a total experience of 5 years. 
  • She has also cleared notable pharmaceutical examinations such as GPAT and KAPS.

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Nancy Villoth Philip

Nancy Villoth Philip

B.Pharm, M.Pharm, (KAPS and GPAT Qualified)

5 years of Experience

  • Nancy Villoth Philip is a seasoned pharmacist hailing from Kerela, India. 
  • She received her Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Mar Dioscorus College of Pharmacy, Trivandrum, Kerala University. Later, she pursued my Master's degree in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology from JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty, JSS University.
  • She has also qualified the KAPS and the GPAT exams. 
  • She is employed as an intern pharmacist in Victoria, Australia, after her successful KAPS attempt. 
  • Nancy has five years of teaching experience and currently, she is helping global pharmacists prepare for and clear the KAPS exam. 

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Dr. Dinesh Kumar

Dr. Dinesh Kumar

B.Pharm, M.Pharm, PhD, (KAPS and GPAT qualified)

15 years of Experience

  • Dr. Dinesh Kumar is an established pharmacist and an educationist with over 15 years of research experience in the pharmaceutical field, including academic, research and teaching.
  • He completed his Bachelor in Pharmacy in 2005, after which he pursued his Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Punjab, India. Post that, he received PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences. 
  • Dr. Dinesh has been working as an educationist for around 15 years. 
  • In the year 2023, he migrated to Australia as a University lecturer on a permanent basis and is currently working as a KAPS instructor at Academically. 
  • He has cleared the GPAT and the KAPS exam. 

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Dr. Ahmad Karamat

Dr. Ahmad Karamat

Doctor of Pharmacy, (KAPS Qualified)

3 years of Experience

  • Ahmad Karamat is a pharmacist from Pakistan.
  • He has completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Lahore, Pakistan. 
  • Later, he cleared the KAPS exam and migrated to Australia. 
  • Ahmad Karamat has over 3 years of teaching experience as of now. 
  • Currently, he is working as a community pharmacist in Australia while also helping several students in clearing their KAPS exam through Academically.

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Mohammad Qamar

Mohammad Qamar

B.Pharm, MPhil, (BCPS and KAPS Qualified)

12 years of Experience

  • Mohammad Qamar is a pharmacist and an educationist. 
  • He completed his B.Pharm and M.Phil in clinical pharmacy from USM Malaysia. 
  • He has been educating and guiding global pharmacy students for over 12 years now. 
  • Mohammad has successfully aced the BCPS (USA), MMPS (Malaysia) and KAPS exams. 
  • He is currently working as an intern pharmacist in Victoria, Australia.

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Vikram Sharma

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All team members are really good in terms of teaching both tutors are really helpful and kind as well … u can ask ur doubts anytime and special thanks to Akram sir who always motivates everyone. I highly recommend this academy to everyone who wants to achieve their goal in healthcare sector. They made everything easy and precise for you.

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Susan Laka

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Rahul Rajput

The session was informative and worthy. I got to know more career options about the field which currently I'm pursuing. Working internationally, career options overseas, information about pharm. D and MD, etc are the things which is new for me and actually very informative. Interacting with the guest was really helpful and had influenced me positively.

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About The Pharmacy Intern Oral Examination

What is the Pharmacy Intern Oral Exam?

The pharmacy intern oral examination (practice) is designed to assess the extent of a candidate's knowledge and his or her ability to use that knowledge by making sound judgments in practice situations. 

The candidate must be able to consistently demonstrate a clear ability to integrate all of the information about practice situations with appropriate regard for the safety and well-being of the patient.

Pharmacy Intern Oral Exam Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to undertake the oral examination (practice):

Pharmacy interns:

Must have completed 75% of the 1824 approved supervised practice hours required for general registration by the first scheduled day of the oral examination (practice) period.

Must hold a current pass in the written examination conducted by the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC) at the closing date for applications for the oral examination (practice). A pass in the written examination is valid for 18 months from the date of passing that examination.

Pharmacists seeking to return to practice must have completed 75% of the supervised practice hours set by the Board, before sitting the oral examination (practice).

Procedure for Pharmacy Intern Oral

1.  Preparation and Application

Complete your pharmacy education program and internship hours as mentioned by the board. Then, verify your eligibility to take the pharmacist intern oral exam with the pharmacy regulatory authority.

Submit an application for the exam, along with any necessary documentation and fees.

2.  Oral Exam

Schedule a date and location for your oral exam as provided by the regulatory authority.

Prepare for the exam by reviewing relevant pharmacy coursework, ethics, and regulations.

Then, attend the oral exam, where you will face questions or scenarios presented by examiners. Respond confidently and professionally, showcasing your pharmacy knowledge and decision-making abilities.

3.  Results and Licensure

Await the release of your exam results. If you pass, fulfil any remaining internship requirements as mandated by your regulatory authority.

Then, apply for your pharmacist license.

Exam Format

The examination consists of a range of standardised and validated questions and

practice-based scenarios designed to test a range of competencies. 

In this examination, candidates are required to demonstrate competence through a sound knowledge base, the ability to apply their knowledge to the practice situation, the ability to solve practice-based problems, and the ability to effectively communicate in fluent English in a way that other healthcare professionals and consumers can understand.

The oral examination (practice) consists of the following four parts:

 Part 1: Medication Knowledge and Counselling (10 mins)

 Part 2: Primary Healthcare (10 mins)

 Part 3: Legal and Ethical Practice (5 mins)

 Part 4: Problem Solving & Communication (20 mins)

The time taken to conduct the examination is 45 minutes.

Testing Centres

The exams are generally held in Australia.

Frequently Asked Questions

An intern pharmacist in Australia is a pharmacy graduate who is in the process of becoming a fully registered pharmacist. The internship is a critical step in becoming a qualified pharmacist in Australia, and it serves as a period of supervised practice and training.

The average intern pharmacist salary in Australia would be approximately 3,481,116 Indian Rupees per year or 1,785.60 Indian Rupees per hour.

The number of supervised practice hours required for general registration for the pharmacist intern exam is 1,575 hours.

Pharmacist interns assist registered pharmacists in tasks such as dispensing medications, counselling patients, medication reviews, pharmacy operations, documentation, and health promotion.

Yes, pharamcists can get PR in Australia.

Skills to include on a pharmacy intern's CV: Education, Pharmacy Competencies, Pharmacy Software, Communication, Attention to Detail, Teamwork, Customer Service, Regulatory knowledge, and Adaptability.

Yes, Australia is considered a good place for pharmacists due to its high demand, good working conditions, high standards, diverse job settings, and professional recognition.

On average, the salary of a pharmacist in Australia is approximately 5582731 INR.

New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria are often considered the best states for pharmacists in Australia due to their strong job markets and numerous healthcare facilities.

The most important skill for a pharmacist is medication expertise, a deep understanding of medications, their interactions, dosages, and side effects, ensuring safe and effective patient care.

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