Course Title: Support the fitting of assistive devices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4321 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Title: Support the fitting of assistive devices

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2015

Course Contact: Veemita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4662

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to work with clients, their carers and other members of a multi-disciplinary team, where appropriate, to provide and fit assistive devices to meet individual client needs

This will include confirmation of the suitability of the prescription, suitability of fit and operation and the capacity or social interaction of the client which may include use of the assistive devices

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not Applicable

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAH414C Support the fitting of assistive devices


1. Prepare for fitting of assistive device

2. Fit assistive device

3. Support client to use assistive device

4. Complete basic equipment construction and modification

5. Clean and store assistive devices after use

6. Report and document information

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The assessment will involve written and practical assessment in simulated environment. On gaining competency in these assessments, students will undertake clinical placement for this competency