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Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

This nationally recognised skill set has been designed to reflect the skill requirements to support a person to self-administer medication.

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

Skill sets allow you to focus your learning and development in a particular subject area through a selection of 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.


Work placement

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 achieve your chosen course. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

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

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful:

  • Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills
  • Effective communication, documentation and research skills
  • Access to digital technologies (e.g. laptop, desktop, tablet-computer and/or smartphone) with basic digital literacy skills.

Students undertaking a blended and/or online virtual training will require the additional digital skills and technologies:

Digital literacy skills – Intermediate computer skills such as internet browsing, email, word processing, and presentation software

Workstation setup

    • Stable internet connection with suitable data plan
    • A laptop, desktop or a full size tablet / tablet-computer
    • Web camera / microphone
    • Smartphone with charger
    • Earphones / headphones / speakers
    • Printer (optional)
    • Have a quiet / non-interruptive space to complete their studies
    • Desk/table, comfortable chair, no tripping hazards and room to move around for assessment
    • Access to water/tea/coffee

Browser software – Access to one of the following internet browsers, available to download from:

Video conferencing software (Zoom) – Access to video conferencing software (Zoom), available to download from:

Please note: You will need access to turn your Web camera and microphone on, as required when using video conference

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:

Blended (day or night) – Study with a mix of real time online instructor-led sessions via video conference and pre-determined on-campus (face-to-face) sessions, supplemented with guided activities via the Learning Management System (eLearning)

On-campus simulated assessment – Simulated environment assessment tasks (conducted in person either on-campus or at-location)

Workplace practical assessment – Work based assessment tasks either in real-time via video-link or recorded video; or in person

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 delivery (day or night) via virtual training room with on-campus simulated assessments and workplace based assessments


Course Length
3 weeks approx. (2 days or nights per week), plus workplace based assessments