Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set Course CHCSS00070 (CHCSS00070)

This skill set is for people working in various care and support roles in the community services industry who wish to develop skills in supporting people to self-administer medication.

Core Units

  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

    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.

  • HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

    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.

Delivery & What You Will Get

  • Online learning including theory, simulated and practical assessment
  • Self-paced learning with workbooks including theory, simulated and practical assessment
  • Scheduled structured workshops available to book in depending on student numbers
  • Available to start throughout the year
  • Dedicated trainers with industry experience who are passionate about the industry
  • Access to trainer via Email, Phone and in person
  • Professionally presented reference materials to assist students in developing their knowledge of the units
  • More career opportunities and up-skilling and productivity gains
  • Nationally recognised qualification upon successful completion of the course
  • This skill set contains practical elements that need to be completed in the workplace.

Skill Set Requirements

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who:

  • hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or related field


  • have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process.

Course Requirements

  • Be able to read and write basic English
  • Complete a language, literacy & numeracy assessment (LLN)
  • Minimum 18 years of age (Workplace Health and Safety requirement)
  • Provide two forms of identification