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|Study Mode||On Campus, Online, Short Course|
|Commencement||Follow the book now button for upcoming dates|
|Timetable||Self-paced study over six weeks, with an assessment on campus in the final week|
Whilst we pride ourselves on our hands-on training, we have had to adjust most of our courses for study from home and remote learning during the COVID-19 restrictions. This means courses will be delivered using a range of methods including online learning, virtual classrooms, workbooks and direct contact with your teacher.
Given the government restrictions that are now in place to reduce the spread of coronavirus in Australia, we expect this new model of study will continue until the government makes changes to these restrictions.
If you are currently working in the aged care or disability sectors, this course will give you the relevant knowledge required to assist clients with medication. You will gain the skills to complete medication documentation and support a client to self-administer medication.
This course applies to current employed workers in the aged care and disability sectors to assist with the administration of medication. Completion of this course does NOT qualify you to be medication-endorsed.
The course is a self-paced model delivered to industry workers and completed over a six-week scheduled timetable.
On Week six, you will be required to attend the Warrnambool or Hamilton campus for simulated assessment, and the final assessment will be observed in your workplace.
This industry-based training is conducted via nine sessions within a six-week period as follows:
On successful completion, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for this course.
You must be employed within residential aged care or the disability sector, and will be required to undertake written assessments, as well as observations within your workplace.
|Assist clients with medication||HLTHPS006|
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
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