Course Title: Provide advanced behaviour support

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6054

Course Title: Provide advanced behaviour support

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 90.0

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: Mary Collins

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254598

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will address the competencies required to understand the influences and purposes of behaviour, assess problem behaviour, develop multi-element support plans and utilise appropriate strategies to reduce inappropriate behaviour.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Students are assumed to be experienced disability staff working in the disability or community services fields.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCDIS16B Provide advanced behaviour support


1. Demonstrates an understanding of the influences and purpose of behaviour

2. Assess problem behaviour

3. Develop multi-element support plans to meet individual needs

4. Utilises appropriate reactive strategies

Learning Outcomes

Please see elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be through a mix of in-class tasks, workplace based projects and a workplace assessment.  A workplace assessment appointment will be undertaken once per year with each student to allow students to present and discuss workplace evidence.