Hammond Institute

22558VIC - Course in Supporting People with Disability to use Medications

Duration :              3 Day

Delivery Mode:     Face to Face, Online

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 course will address the skills and knowledge required to Equip the existing disability support workforce with strategies to ensure that people with a disability take and use medication in accordance with the documented medication chart/treatment sheet developed by their medical practitioner

There are no entry requirements for the 22558VIC Course in Supporting People with Disability to Use Medications

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 2) are desirable to participate in the course.

Target Audience for the proposed course:

  • Current disability support worker workforce

While aimed at the current workforce, the unit within the proposed course would also be applicable to current students of relevant VET qualifications (e.g. Certificate III in Individual Support, Certificate IV in Disability).

Government Funded Fee* Government Funded Concession Fee** Application Fee** Fee for Service
$200 $40 $0 $500

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

*To be eligible for Victorian government subsidised training fees, the candidate must meet the Skills First eligibility criteria.

Learners who successfully complete this course may progress into further studies in community service courses.

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 22558VIC – Course in Supporting People with Disability to use Medications, participants must successfully complete one unit comprising:

•           One (1) Core unit

VU22962 Support people with disability to use medications

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