This course is designed for community services and health workers with the relevant authority in their state or territory to administer medication and monitor them as per the delegation from a relevant health professional.. Suiting a variety of job roles in the community services industry which may include Assistant in nursing, Community Care Worker, Disability Service Officer, In-Home Respite worker, Accommodation Support Worker, Community House Worker, Lifestyle Assistant, Home Care Assistant, Residential Care/Support Worker.
Designed for those in health and community sectors, working in various care and support roles in the community services industry who wish to develop skills in supporting people to self-administer medication.
This unit is required in a variety of job roles in the community services industry which may include Assistant in nursing, Community Care Worker, Disability Service Officer, In-Home Respite worker, Accommodation Support Worker, Community House Worker, Lifestyle Assistant, Home Care Assistant, Residential Care/Support Worker.
Course Duration: 4 – 5 months
Classroom Training – 3 x 8-hour classroom session. Learning activities will reinforce theoretical knowledge, and workplace skills will be practiced and placed into context.
eLearning Modules (HLTHPS007 only) – Learners are required to complete five eLearning modules online, approximately 16 hours duration including formative quizzes. Note: Learners are instructed to complete online learning modules before attending classroom sessions for that unit.
Coaching Sessions –1:1 Coaching sessions may be scheduled, as required with up to maximum of 1 x 1 hour session per student over the duration of the course
Workplace Observation – The Trainer/Assessor schedules a visit to each student at their work placement location, where practical demonstration is observed and assessed.
Students who believe they are already competent in parts of the course may apply for RPL. An application for RPL may only be made after enrolment and must be made using the RPL Application Form that will be provided. RPL is a form of assessment and requires the same application of the principles of assessment and the rules of evidence which are applied in any form of competency-based assessment.
Students who have completed units of this course at other registered training organisations will be given a credit transfer on presentation of a verified transcript, award or Statement of Attainment.
If you believe you have relevant prior learning for RPL or Credit Transfer and can gather evidence to support this, please feel free to send us a message to discuss this with our team.
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