Course Title: Facilitate support for personal care needs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4329

Course Title: Facilitate support for personal care needs

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 65.0

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

Course Contact: Anthony Graham

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254411

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required by workers to develop, implement and monitor support of client personal care needs through the framework of a personal care support plan. Work performed requires a range of well developed skills where some discretion and judgement is required and individuals will take responsibility for their own outputs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCICS401B Facilitate support for personal care needs


1.Determine a person's personal care support requirements

2.Develop and implement personal care support plan

3.Determine risks associated with providing personal care support

4.Provide and monitor personal care support

5.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 your competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include observations, questioning and evidence gathered from the workplace. In cases where the learner does not have the opportunity to cover all relevant aspects in the work environment, the remainder should be assessed through realistic simulations, projects, previous relevant experience or oral questioning on ’What if?’ scenarios.