Hammond Institute

CHCSS00070 - Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

Duration :              4 Weeks

Delivery Mode:     Blended (online live virtual classes) 

Start Date:              Enrol Anytime

Recognition:           Nationally Recognised Training

Quality Assurance : As a registered training organisation (RTO) Hammond Institute operates within the Vocational Education and Training Quality Framework (VETQF) and the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) delivering nationally recognised qualifications and units of competency.

This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and prepare for and provide medication assistance and complete medication documentation. It also involves supporting a client to self-administer medication.

This skill set will provide individuals (who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in an area) with the skills required to meet industry requirements for work in supporting a person to self-administer medication, involving provision of direct client care or support.

There are no previous work or education requirements for entry into this course.

Students must satisfy the following age, English, and Academic requirements:

Age: must be 17 years or over

Undertake Pre-Training Review

Undertake LLN test: Learning, reading, writing, oral communication, and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to participate in the course.

Government Funded Fee* Government Funded Concession Fee** Application Fee** Fee for Service
$100 $20 $0 $1100

For a full list of other optional fees that may be applicable, please refer to our Course Fees page

These units 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

Assessment method may include: 

  • Knowledge Questions
  • Written Assignment & Case studies
  • Projects / Research Reviews

All assessment will be conducted in accordance with the Training Package requirements, Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence (https://www.asqa.gov.au/standards/chapter-4/clauses-1.8-1.12)


To be eligible for the award of a Statement of Attainment for the CHCSS00070 – Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set, participants must successfully complete two units comprising:

•           two (2) Core units

Where the full course is not completed, a Statement of Attainment will be issued for any completed unit/s.


Recognise healthy body systems


Assist clients with medication

Hammond Institute does not use brokers or deliver this course through third party arrangements.