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Assist Clients with Medication


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Assist clients with medication will equip students with 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.


At the successful completion of this unit, you will receive a nationally recognised HLTHPS006 – Assist clients with medication Statement of attainment under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

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Career Opportunities

Occupational titles may include;

  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Care Service Employee
  • Aged Care Worker
  • Home Care Assistant
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Personal Care Assistant with endorsements
  • Enrolled Nurse
  • Community Service Coordinator
  • Registered Nurse

Training Pathways

Certificate III

Certificate IV


Work Placement

You will be required to complete work placement in a health service environment. Alpine Institute will organise placement within Alpine Health or other Health Services. Placement will commence following successful completion of all assessment requirements.


Course Dates

This program will have regular intakes. Please contact 03 5751 9400 for the next intake date.

Course Fees

Full Rate $ 548.80*

*Staff rates may apply for Alpine Health employees

Course Enquiries

For further information please contact Alpine Institute, Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm

03 5751 9400

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