Course Title: Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4329

Course Title: Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder

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, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Anthony Graham

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4411

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required to work with individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), with regard for their needs and within the context of support work.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not Applicable

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCS413B Support individuals with autism spectrum disorder


1. Apply basic knowledge of autism spectrum disorder to support work

2. Apply a knowledge of the impact of autism spectrum disorder

3. Respond effectively to the needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder

4. Operate within the policies, procedures and professional standards of the sector

Learning Outcomes

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

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include a number of assessment tasks.