Course Title: Meet personal support needs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3319 Certificate III in Individual Support

Course Title: Meet personal support needs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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,
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 required to determine and respond to an individual’s physical personal support needs including the activities of daily living.

This unit will apply when providing support to people according to an established individualised plan in any community services context. The work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs


1. Determine personal support requirements


2. Maximise participation


3. Provide personal support


4. 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 competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

  This unit of competency is delivered and assessed with the unit of competency Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)


There will be three forms of assessment and they will include a  questions and answers task in relation to the unit of competency and care plan task and practical assessment in both a simulated and on placement in your workplace environment.

The assessment tasks are as follows:

Task 1: Questions and answers

Task 2: Care plan task

Task 3: Practical assessment in both a simulated and on placement in your workplace environment.




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