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Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

This nationally recognised skill set has been designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to support a person to self-administer medication.

Learn basic information about the human body and develop the skills and knowledge required to prepare and provide medication assistance and complete medication documentation.

This skill set allows you to focus your learning and development in a particular subject area through targeted units of competency.

To be awarded CHCSS00070 Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set, a student must successfully complete a total of two (2) units of competency, consisting of:

Units of competency

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

Workplace assessment tasks

To achieve this skill set, a student must demonstrate skills in a workplace setting required to meet assessment conditions. Options available to students undertaking this skill set include:

  • Work based assessment tasks in real-time via video-link or recorded video
  • Work based assessment tasks in person

Learners will be issued with a statement of attainment for all successfully completed units.

When you study with genU Training, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to succeed.

Entry requirements

This nationally recognised skill set has been designed for individuals who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in an area involving provision of direct client care or support.

Study requirements

Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate:

  • Language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills
  • Communication, documentation and research skills
  • Access to a laptop or desktop computer, with basic digital literacy skills

Students undertaking blended and/or online training will require intermediate computer skills such as internet browsing, email, word processing, and presentation software.

Workstation setup

You will need a quiet space for study that has stable internet connection. You will also need:

  • Web camera, microphone and speakers
  • Smartphone
  • Earbuds or headphones
  • Zoom video conferencing software

Please note: You will need to turn your camera and microphone on, as required when using video conferencing.

Assessment requirements

To achieve this skill set, a student must demonstrate skills in a workplace setting in assessment conditions. Options available to students undertaking this skill set include:

  • Work based assessment tasks in real-time via video-link or recorded video
  • Work based assessment tasks in person

Important information

This skill set contains content, concepts and scenarios that some individuals may find distressing. Please consider your personal resilience and any potential emotional triggers when participating in this skill set.

What will you learn?

This skill set is for people working in various care and support roles in the community services industry who wish to develop skills in supporting people to self-administer medication.

  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Assist clients with medication

Where could your skills take you?

  • Achievement of this skill set provides credit towards a range of qualifications in the CHC Community Services Training Package or HLT Health Training Package at Certificate IV and Diploma level.

What could you study next?

Fees – Victoria

Victorian residents may be eligible for government subsidised training in Victoria under the Skills First Program. Am I eligible?

Approx.
Tuition
Fee:
Concession Fee (Skills First Program) Standard Fee (Skills First Program) Fee For Service
$AUD 0.00 $AUD 0.00 $AUD 510.00

A statement of attainment will be issued upon successful completion of your course.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding for eligible individuals. We encourage students with a disability to access government subsidised training. There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.


Fees – South Australia
Approx.
Tuition
Fee:
Concession Fee (Subsidised Training) Standard Fee (Subsidised Training) Fee For Service
$AUD 75.00 $AUD 142.50 $AUD 510.00

This training is supported by the Government of South Australia. Eligibility criteria apply, to check your eligibility visit www.skills.sa.gov.au. We encourage students with a disability to access subsidised training. There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.

genU Training offer CHCSS00070 Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set, in the following format:

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
Course component 1-3 (Virtual) – Interactive session. Study virtually with an instructor-led session via video conferencing.
Session times:
• Morning sessions from 9:00am – 12:00pm, or
• Afternoon sessions from 1:00pm – 4:00pm, or
• Evening sessions from 5:00pm – 8:00pm.

HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
Course component 4 (Virtual) – Interactive session. Study virtually with an instructor-led session via video conferencing.
Session times:
• Morning sessions from 9:00am – 12:00pm, or
• Afternoon sessions from 1:00pm – 4:00pm, or
• Evening sessions from 5:00pm – 8:00pm.

Course component 5 (eLearning) – Self-paced interactive eLearning (online).
This eLearning module takes approximately 10 hours to complete and comprises of learning and assessment tasks.

Course component 6 (On-campus) – Simulated environment assessment tasks conducted in person either on-campus or at-location.
Your e-learning must be completed prior to this workshop.
Session times:
• Morning session from 9:00am – 3:00pm, or
• Afternoon session from 12:00pm – 6:00pm.

Course component 7 (Workplace practical assessment)

Please select your preferred course location and date from the list below.

Click the Apply button and complete the online application. Once we receive your application, our Customer Enquiries Team will contact you to progress your application and advise of next steps. You can find out more about the application process here.

If you need support to complete your application, we are happy to help. Simply call 1300 582 687 or contact us online. 

CHCSS00070 - Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set (Release 1)

Course Code:
CHCSS00070


Study Mode:
Blended: Virtual, eLearning and face to face


Course Length
3 weeks: 2 virtual sessions per week (day or night) + eLearning + 1 on-campus session + workplace assessments.