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2022 Compounding and Dispensing Course for Allied Health Professionals

The Department of Complementary Medicine at University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a registered provider of the South Africa Pharmacy Council (Certificate registration no. R10044) approved and accredited Dispensing and Compounding Course for Allied Health Professionals.

Short Learning Programme (SLP) Duration:  6-month online learning

Course Breakdown: Comprised of five theory modules, a general dispensing component, and one discipline-specific module and practical for compounding for i) Homeopaths or ii) Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture.

Successful completion of the course will require an overall pass mark of 60% comprised of:

  • Online module assessments
  • An exit portfolio
  • A final online assessment
  • An on-campus compounding and dispensing practicum in September 2022.

Application and registration for the SLP opens: 1 September 2022.

The course commences is still accepting applications.

A maximum of 30 candidates can be accommodated per SLP intake.

Course fee: R4310.00

Registration Details

UJ Faculty of Health Sciences CPD & SLP Office:

Mduduzi Nzuza: or +27 11 559 6075

Deidre Guilo: or +27 11 559 6235


Disclaimer:  Subject to the provisions of section 22C of the Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, Act 101 of 1965 read together with Regulation 18 of the same Act, practitioners are required to apply for a Compounding and Dispensing License from the Director-General of the Department of Health.