This course covers the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body.
Participants will learn about the basic structure and functions of the body systems and associated components, the processes, conditions and resources required by the body to support healthy functioning, protection from infection and active and passive physical activity.
The skills in this course apply to any worker who needs to use and interpret information that includes references to client anatomy and physiology and must be used in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.
The following units will be included in your certificate:
Participants physically able to work effectively with information about the human body and its healthy functioning manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role.
Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.
Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
Performance tasks - The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:
- Name the body systems
- Name the organs/components
- Matching body system functions & common conditions/diseases
- Interrelationships between body systems
Documentation – The student must complete all forms related to the performance tasks
Case study 1 and 2 - The student must use the information presented in the case study and complete all related assessment questions
Theory assessment - A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.