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Australian Pharmacy Council

Examinations

Please find below important links for the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC) and the New Zealand Pharmacy Council (PCNZ) examinations:

Australian Candidates

  • Australian Intern Written Examination (WE)
  • Competency Assessment for Overseas Pharmacist Examination (CAOP)
  • Knowledge of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences Examination (KAPS)
    • Paper 1
    • Paper 2

New Zealand Candidates

  • PCNZ Intern Written Examination (PCNZ)
  • Competency Assessment for Overseas Pharmacist Examination (CAOP)
  • Knowledge of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences Examination (KAPS)
    • Paper 1
    • Paper 2

Specific information regarding the requirements for these examinations are available on the APC website and the PCNZ website.

The APC Privacy Policy is also available on the APC website for your information.

Registration and Enrolment

Registration for APC/PCNZ examinations can take some time to complete. Please familiarise yourself with the registration process on the APC website.

Australian Candidates

If you are an Australian Intern Written Examination candidate visit cms.pharmacycouncil.org.au/#/eligibility to create your reference number.

If you are an Australian CAOP or Australian KAPS candidate visit cms.pharmacycouncil.org.au/#/eligibility to create your reference number.


New Zealand Candidates

If you are a New Zealand Intern Written Examination candidate visit cms.pharmacycouncil.org.au/#/pcnz-register to create your reference number.

If you are a New Zealand CAOP or New Zealand KAPS candidate please contact the New Zealand Pharmacy Council for more information.

Special Accommodation

Special accommodation is the arrangement made by us to assist candidates who have physical or personal conditions that require support on the day of the examination.

Requests for special accommodation needs to be approved by APC/PCNZ prior to registering for the examination. Please consult the APC website for information.

Contact

To contact Pearson VUE regarding changes or any problems you experience during the registration or booking process, please contact Pearson VUE at 1-800-023-095.

To contact APC regarding your examination, please visit www.pharmacycouncil.org.au or email exams@pharmacycouncil.org.au.

Last updated 2017-02-21