Course Title: Support client self management

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4264

Course Title: Support client self management

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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 Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will develop the knowledge and skills required by workers to provide clients with support and assistance to self manage aspects of their life that may include planning, access and involvement in community services and decision-making.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisite courses required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCICS406A Support client self management





Learning Outcomes

By completing this course you will acieve and demonstrate competence in the following elements:

  1. Provide support in a client focused manner
  2. Provide strengths-based support
  3. Support the client to develop and/or maintain networks
  4. Support positive coping skills and behaviours within a person-centred framework
  5. Support service and resource access

Overview of Assessment

This unit will be assessed using a combination of in-class tasks, individual assignments based on a case study and practical work placement. Students are required to demonstrate competency in this unit as part of their placement requirement.