Course Title: Support the fitting of assistive equipment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4367 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Title: Support the fitting of assistive equipment

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.

Important Information:

This course is delivered and assessed in cluster with course' Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status"


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019

Course Contact: Veemita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4662

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support clients to participate in
developmental activities that will enhance or maintain functional status.
This unit applies to allied health assistants and should be performed under the direction and
supervision (direct, indirect or remote) of an allied health professional

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites and co-requisites for this course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAHA016 Support the fitting of assistive equipment


1. Prepare for fitting of assistive equipment

2. Fit assistive equipment

3. Support client to use assistive equipment

4. Complete basic assistive equipment construction and modification

5. Comply with supervisory requirements

6. Clean and store assistive equipment after use

7. Report and document information

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
You may be assessed by:
• Oral or written questioning
• Oral presentations
• Assignments and projects
• Direct observation of actual work practice- Clinical Placement & Skills Checklist
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer
Primary assessment involves on-going group discussions and applied assessment in a clinical workplace or simulated environment such as Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement activity.
Competency based training requires you to be in attendance in order for assessment to be undertaken.