CHCSS00070 Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

Please note: We are currently not taking any applications for the medication skill set.

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Delivery mode
(online, face-to-face & workplace observations)

Participants: 8 (minimum) – 16 (maximum)

Course duration
Total: 5-6 weeks

Online pre-learning: 8 hours
Face-to-face workshop: 1 day/6 hours
Practical application: 3 hours
Workplace observations: 1 hour

Nationally recognised

Corporate rates
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Course units

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

Core topics

The topics covered in this course include:

  • Functions of the 11 major body systems
  • Supporting the healthy functioning of the body systems
  • Your role and responsibilities in the support and administration of medication
  • The legal framework in the support and administration of medication
  • Medication terminology
  • The Seven Rights of Medication.

Course entry

This skill set is suitable for those who hold a Certificate III or higher level qualification relevant to direct client care or support and are currently employed in health and direct care role. 

The program is designed for people working in various care and support roles in the community services industry (particularly aged care and home and community care services) to ensure they are meeting the high standards of care necessary to their service.


The units covered provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the CHC Community Services Training Package or HLT Health Training Package at Certificate IV and Diploma level.

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