|There are limited places to study this course for free under the JobTrainer initiative. To find out if you're eligible click here.|
This skill set is for individual support and/or care workers wishing to upskill to be able to provide support for individuals in self-administration of medication. This training is for individuals working in care and support roles in the community and aged care.
|Statement of Attainment - Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set CHCSS00070|
|This Skill Set is delivered using various delivery methods and strategies in order to accommodate various cohorts of students, including:
- One day per week 6-8 weeks face to face delivery
- 2 afternoons per week 6-8 weeks face to face delivery
- 3 workshops for each of the Units of Competencies followed by online learning supported by a CIT teacher and practical workshops X2.
These units are also delivered in the Certificate III in Individual Support qualification at CIT. Individual study pathways are available for students who wish to study either part time or full time obtaining further qualifications.
The 2021 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.
JobTrainer - Free
Likely Job Outcome:
|Individual support worker or care worker in the community services sector or residential aged care homes.|
|Standard; Job Trainer|
This training is for existing workers requiring this additional, specialised skill set as well as individuals who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in an area involving the provision of direct client care or support who seek to work in Individual support and care work.
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.
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 the provision of direct client care or support.
To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
Literacy Skills Information
We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.
Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.
To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at email@example.com.
Complete 2 subjects
Core: Complete 2
- HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CIT Code: HESC501 Cost: Standard $154.00 Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body. This unit applies to any worker who needs to use and interpret information that includes references to client anatomy and physiology. Prerequisites: Nil
- HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication
CIT Code: HUSE511 Cost: Standard $253.00 Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide medication assistance, and complete medication documentation. It also involves supporting a client to self-administer medication. This unit applies to community services and health workers with authority in their state or territory to assist with the administration of medication. Prerequisites: Nil
|Certificate IV||Ageing Support CHC43015|
|Certificate III||Individual Support (Ageing) CHC33015|
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org