SISXDIS001 - Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability

Unit code: SISXDIS001 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Park


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify and facilitate sport, recreation and fitness opportunities for people with a disability.  This unit applies to group leaders in the sport, recreation or fitness industry who work within established organisational policies and procedures. This includes those working in after-school or holiday-care programs, as a coaching assistant, or in support roles in indoor or outdoor recreation activities, such as camps and guided activities.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with public health regulatory requirements, relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • facilitate the inclusion of at least three people with different disabilities in sport, fitness or recreation activities;
  • select and use communication strategies suited to individual clients;
  • apply principles and practices of social justice, anti-discrimination and equal access to identify the needs and opportunities for participation in recreation activities, and;
  • identify strategies to align recreational opportunities with the specific requirements and needs of people with a disability.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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