This accredited course is a Victorian State accredited course developed to address skills development associated with the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
The course structure developed by ONCALL Training College reflects the skills and knowledge required to perform the work function regardless of the individual student’s pathway into the course or pre-existing skills and knowledge of the allied health or disability sectors. Credit and/or RPL is offered to entrants to the course to recognise their existing capabilities.
Staff of ONCALL and partner organisations are able to access this course with no fee.
Please note: All course dates are subject to change dependent on student numbers.
Support people with disability to use medications
Length: 3-4 hours of theory Online and self-study followed by a 1-day workshop - 9:00 am to 4.30 pm
ONCALL Training College
Mobile delivery throughout Victoria
Legislation, Standards and Guidelines
Duty of care, your role and responsibilities
Understanding the use of medication
Preparing to assist and supporting safe use of medication
Medication Errors and Emergency processes
Risks and classifications
Infection control and reducing harm
Providing support to clients.
All course material and online theory provided
At the successful completion of the workshop, participants are given a certificate of completion.
All courses are delivered by qualified trainers and assessors with relevant sector experience.
All courses require an in-class assessment.
“This is a skill set VIC accredited course with participants needing to read, write and communicate in English to a level to perform the job.
Students will be required to complete a "Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN)" evaluation to determine suitability for the course.
Students must undertake a "Pre-Training Review" prior to course commencement to determine suitability for the course.
Students are required to be able to access a computer, internet, printer and moderate digital technology skills to conduct online and virtual course requirements.
Participants must be working in the sector as a disability support worker. This Course will be coordinated by an employer for a group of staff to be trained, rather than a public course for individuals to enrol in.