Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

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Course Description

Assisting clients with medication skill set is crucial for support workers to ensure the safe and effective administration of medications. You will learn the fundamental skills to understand different types of medications, their dosages, and how to administer them properly. Learn more about these essential skills and how to develop them with our expert guidance.

Entry Requirements:

This skill set is suitable for individuals who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in an area involving the provision of direct client care or support.

Benefits of studying this skill set:
  • Enhance your existing employment position
  • Further your career in the healthcare industry with higher education, possibly nursing
  • Be more confident in your role
  • Secure better pay
Course Delivery Structure:

Study Mode – Face to Face One Day Class

You can study in Logan Central, 4114 or Kippa-ring, 4021.

Course Structure:


No Unit Code and Name
1 HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
2 HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

Unit 1 may be a Credit Transfer if you have already completed it in your previous qualification.

Fee Structure:

Fee-Paying Applicants:

$247.00. Discounts available for group bookings.

Government Subsidised Applicants:


All Aged and Disabled Carers

  • $1,265 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Lower unemployment Unemployment
  • 175,800 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 33% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 43 hours Average full-time
  • 47 years Average age
  • 80% female Gender Share

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get a government subsidy?

Yes, if you meet the below eligibility criteria:

  • Must be living Queensland
  • Have Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent qualification in the health care industry
  • Must be employed in the health care industry as a support worker, community worker etc


Do I need to complete vocational placement?

No. Vocational placement is not required. However, you must be employed in the healthcare industry.

When can I start?

We run one day face to face classes in Logan Central and Kippa-ring every month. Please get in touch with us to find out when is the next one.

How long does it take to complete this course?

You can complete all theory and practical demonstrations in one day. However, you may need to complete some part of the theory assessment at home if you cannot finish it in the classroom. You may also require to complete a third-party observation report by a Registered Nurse from your organisation. We can assist you in completing your observation report in class if you do not work under a Registered Nurse.

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