Course Title: Recognise healthy body systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4365 Certificate IV in Disability

Course Title: Recognise healthy body systems

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies


Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: 9925 0886

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body. This unit applies to any worker who needs to use and interpret information that includes references to client anatomy and physiology.

This unit will be delivered in workshops with other units:

CHCWHS002  Follow safe work practice for direct client care

CHCCCS011  Meet personal support needs

CHCLEG003  Manage legal and ethical compliance

It will be assessed with:

CHCCCS001  Meet personal support needs  

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems


1. Work with information about the human body

2. Recognise and promote ways to support healthy functioning of the body

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

 The assessments addresses body systems, diseases and personal care and support systems


Assessment Type

Word limit or equivalent

Assessment one


Part a: Scenario Response

Part b: Quiz


Short answer (200-300 words per response)

True or false

Assessment two

 Short Answer questions

 Short answer (50-200 words per response)

Assessment three

Practical demonstration of skills

Performance evidence: workplace professional discussion and sighting of evidence of work roles, responsibilities and training, Third Party report from workplace supervisor

In class demonstration

Documents to be sighted by Assessor within agency guidelines for privacy and confidentiality


Assessment Task 1: Quiz and scenario & response. Matching answers, 300 words per scenario

Matching Body system with function, disease with definition, responding to scenarios around personal care and support strategies, aids and requirements using your knowledge, experience and the organisational policy and procedures.

Assessment Task 2: Short answer questions 50 – 200 words per response

Using the information, discussions and materials from workshops, organisational policy, procedure and practices and your experience respond to the questions about personal care and support to maintain health and well being.

Assessment Task 3: Performance evidence: practical skills demonstration, workplace professional discussion and sighting of evidence of work roles and responsibilities. As part of the required evidence determining competence students must provide evidence of work performance


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.


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