Course Title: Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3402 Certificate in III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

Course Title: Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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 unit is co-delivered and co-assessed with the unit CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people in the Empowerment cluster. 

Flexible Terms

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies


VE 2018 (ISF2)

Course Contact: Steve Bruechert

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4063

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

You will learn the skills and knowledge required to facilitate the empowerment of people with disability to deliver rights based services using a person-centred approach when delivering individualised plans to clients.


This unit applies to workers in varied disability contexts.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability


1. Demonstrate commitment to empowerment for people with disability

2. Foster human rights

3. Facilitate choice and self-determination

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.  This will enhance your capacity to provide individualised supports and services that empower the people you support

Overview of Assessment

There will be three forms of assessment and they will include a case study with questions, theory questions and an assessment task linked to your placement component that relates to the unit of competency and you will be required to submit documentation as part of your assessment for this unit at the end of your practical placement.

The assessment tasks are as follows:

Task 1: Case Study/questions

Task 2: Theory Questions and Answers

Task 2: Observation and demonstration of client communication skills on placement

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

A student charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online:;ID=c15i3ciaq8ca