Develop Your Skills
Are you working in a care or support role in the community services sector and wish to develop skills in supporting people to self-administer medication?
This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for people who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in an area involving provision of direct client care or support.
Complete Course details
Total units of competency: 2
Total Units of Competency
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
These competencies from HLT Health Training Package meet industry requirements for work in supporting a person to self-administer medication.
They also provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the CHC Community Services Training Package at Certificate III and Certificate IV level.
Applicants must be working in a care or support role in the community services sector. While the possession of CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is an advantage, Smart Nation Education will take into account your level of industry experience when determining your readiness to undertake the skill set.
If you have any additional support requirements, please discuss these with the Head of Training and Assessment as soon as possible to ensure all arrangements are made prior to your commencement.
- Reliable internet connection to access Smart Nation Education’s online learning hub.
- Personal computer with up-to-date versions of Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader & Flash Player.
- It is a work health and safety requirement that you wear fully-enclosed, non-slip shoes during class sessions.
To achieve competence, you will be required to successfully complete the following tasks:
- HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
Case studies and scenarios
- HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
✓ Written questions
✓ Simulation tasks and supervisor observation (face-to-face courses)
✓ Supervisor observation and performance questions (online courses)
Before enrolling, you must obtain agreement from your supervisor to observe and provide feedback to Smart Nation Education about your performance of medication assistance tasks in the workplace. Smart Nation Education’s qualified trainer will liaise with your nominated workplace supervisor to monitor your progress throughout the course. You will be allowed a period of two months from your date of commencement to successfully complete all assessment tasks.
Online: $149 per unit of competency – total $298 for full skill set.
Face-to-face: $249 per unit of competency – total $498 for full skill set.