Course Title: Meet personal support needs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4365 Certificate IV in Disability

Course Title: Meet personal support needs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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,
Term2 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 determine and respond to an individual’s physical personal support needs and to support activities of daily living.

This unit will be delivered in workshops with other units:

CHCWHS002   Follow safe work practices for direct care

CHCLEG003  Manage legal and ethical compliance

HLTAAP001- Recognise healthy body systems

It will be assessed with:

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems  

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs


1. Determine personal support requirements

2. Maximise participation

3. Provide personal support

4. Complete reporting and documentation

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


Assessment Type

Word limit or equivalent

Assessment one

 part a: Scenario- written response

Part b: Quiz

Short answers, 200-300 words per question

True or false

Assessment two

Written response to questions

 Short answers  50-200 words per question

Assessment three

Practical demonstration

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