CHCDIS018 - Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach

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Unit code: CHCDIS018 | Study level: TAFE
City Campus
Footscray Nicholson


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, implement and review formal and informal ongoing skills development, in collaboration with a person with disability and incorporate into the person’s individualised plan.This unit applies to workers in varied disability contexts. Work performed requires a range of well developed, person-centred skills where some discretion and judgement is required and workers will take responsibility for their own outputs.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each units learning outcomes & 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:

  • develop, implement and monitor ongoing skills development, using a person-centred approach, for at least three people with disability, two in simulation and one in the workplace, including:
  • identifying skills development needs and opportunities and identifying learning goals, in collaboration with the person
  • using positive approaches that are motivating and empowering and demonstrate respect for the person’s rights
  • monitoring development and providing feedback to the person regarding progress towards goals
  • identifying and implementing incidental learning opportunities
  • updating individualised plans and completing reports and documentation according to organisational policies and procedures.

Required reading

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

As part of a course

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