Course Title: Support independence and wellbeing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3319 Certificate III in Individual Support

Course Title: Support independence and wellbeing

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: 9925 0886

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will acquire the skills and knowledge necesary to provide individualised services in ways that support clients/ residents independence, as well as their physical and emotional wellbeing.

This unit will apply in a range of community services contexts when providing frontline support services within the context of an established individualised plan.       

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing


1. Recognise and support individual differences


2. Promote independence


3. Support physical wellbeing


4. Support social, emotional and psychological wellbeing


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

 There will be two forms of assessment and they will include a task that requires you to draw on your experience from you placement and answer the questions and practical assessment in your workplace environment.

The assessment tasks are as follows:

Task 1: Scenarios from your placement experience

Task 2: Practical assessment through observation on placement




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