Medication Administration

This course is available for Group Bookings only.

The course applies to individuals working in various care and support roles in the community and health services industry who wish to develop skills in supporting people to self-administer medication and completing medication documentation. 

The course content has been guided by the WA HACC Program’s Medication Policy Framework and Guidelines and is suitable for carers and support workers in Queensland where theretraining in medication admniistration is recommended but not mandatory. 

The Disability sector considers refresher training every 3 years as best practice; however, it is not legislated. Refresher training would generally consist of a shorter course covering recent changes in medication policy, procedure and best practice and may include a review of competency.  

Please refer to HLTHPS006 Assist Clients With Medication if nationally recognised qualifications are mandatory for your jurisdiction or organisation.

Units Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

  • Non accredited – Medication Administration
Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by VaxWorks Health Services.

Course durations can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible time:

  • Face-to-Face
    At least 3 Hours
  • Online with face-to-face assessment
    At least 30 Mins

Please contact us for a group quote.

Not applicable.

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

Practical scenarios:

  • Scenario 1 – Provide assistance with medication – Eye Drops
  • Scenario 2 – Provide assistance with medication – Tablets


  • Incident Report Forms
  • Medication Administration Forms

Theory assessment –   A written assessment consisting of short-answer and multiple-choice questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

When attending this course, please:

  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Bring photo identification (Drivers License, Passport, Photo ID, Student Card)

This certificate does not require renewal; however, a refresher is recommended every 3 years in line with industry standards.

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with VaxWorks Health Services in partnership with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

  • HACC and NDIS support workers

This course can be delivered/assessed in your workplace or at a facility organised by us.

Please refer to our Refund and Cancellation Policy in the event you need to cancel or transfer your enrolment to another course.

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