Skill Sets Medication


CHCSS00070 Medication assistance skill set

Course Description

This skill set reflects the skills required to provide support a person to self-administer medication. This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in an area involving provision of direct client care or support. Covering topics including basic anatomy and physiology, physical assistance skills and techniques including incident reporting and standard documentation, participants will need to complete two (2) units of competency, detailed below.

HLTAAP001 Recognsie Healthy Body Systems

HLTHPS006 Assict Clients with Medication

Course Duration and Delivery
  • Course Duration 25 hours - allocation of 7hours per week for 3 weeks followed by 4 hour practcial simulation.
  • Delivery is via a Blended delivery modes
  • This course will be delivered predominately using Distance Education delivery with learners participating in scheduled Practical simulated workshops, in order to demonstrate that skills have been learnt and assessed in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions.
  • Distance Education Delivery Mode
  • Learner will be provided with the training and assessment resource materials
  • Trainers/Assessors will be available through D P Training email and telephone during business hours - Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm to assist with learner’s questions and enquiries. 
  • Classroom – Practical simulated workshops OR Workplace Delivery Mode
  • DP Training will provide training and assessment of learners in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions and meets the skill requirements for each Unit of Competency.  This will meet the Assessment Conditions as described in the training package.
  • These practical simulated workshops will be available for learners to attend throughout the year for 1 night per week – Monday –from 5:30pm – 9:30pm in the Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast facilities.
  • These practical workshops will be conducted to learners to ensure that all aspects of the performance evidence for each UoC has been demonstrated
  • DP Training will provide 4 hour practical workplace delivery for employers whom seek to upskill their community services and/or health care staff, at the employer’s workplace
Credit Transfer
  • DP Training accepts and provides credit transfers to learners whom have authenticated and verified VET transcripts and AQF certification documentation issued by another Registered Training Organisation.
Course Fees

Queensland Residents ONLY

Queensland Government – Higher Level Skills Funding

Learners will be required to meet the Higher Level Skills Funding eligibility requirements and to contribute to the costs of their training through a co-contribution fee. 

Learners will be required to be an existing worker in the Community Services and Health industry, which includes parents and unpaid carers of NDIS participants.

The co-contribution fees are:

  • Concessional - $70-00
  • Non-concessional - $70-00


Fee for Service

$435 with the provision that:

  • $250-00 must be paid as a deposit prior to the commencement of training and assessment delivery, The remainder must be paid prior to finishing the training and assessment