Course Title: Meet personal support needs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3402 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

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.

Important Information:

This course is co-delivered and co-assessed in a cluster with the course HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems. The cluster is called, Health focus.

Flexible Terms

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies


VE 2018 (ISF2)


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2020 (CSI1)

Course Contact: Steve Bruechert

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4063

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond to an individual’s physical personal support needs and to support activities of daily living.

This course applies to workers who provide support to people according to an established individualised plan in any community services context. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

This course is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:

HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems


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 course is delivered and assessed with the course HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems.

There will be three forms of assessment and they will include questions and answers task, a care plan task and practical assessment in both a simulated and 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 environment and on placement in your workplace environment


If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

A student charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online:;ID=c15i3ciaq8ca