Course Title: Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3401 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Course Title: Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Important Information:

This course is delivered and assessed in a cluster with;

• CHCCS023 - Support independence and wellbeing •CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues •CHCCCS015 - Provide individualised support


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6078C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face

Term1 2020

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6078C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face

VE 2020 (BENE),

VE 2020 (BEN2)

Course Contact: Gwen Cawsey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4581

Course Contact Email: Gwen.cawsey@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond to the goals and aspirations of older people and provide support services in a manner that focuses on improving health outcomes and quality of life, using a person-centred approach.

 

This unit applies to support workers in residential or community contexts.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Elements:

1. Develop relationships with older people

2. Provide services to older people

3. Support the rights of older people

4. Promote health and re-ablement of older people


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. 


Overview of Assessment

Assessments will include a combination of tasks including knowledge questions and case study analysis.