Support special diet requirements

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver HLTAH416B, 'Support special diet requirements'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare infant formulas in aseptic conditions

1.1 Identify appropriate recipe to meet referral requirements

1.2 Seek clarification from dietitian or referral source if necessary

1.3 Wear appropriate clothing to work in aseptic conditions

1.4 Check measuring equipment for accuracy

1.5 Make up formula strictly according to the precise measurement requirements of the recipe

1.6 Decant formulas in aseptic conditions

1.7 Comply with infection control requirements according to organisation protocols

1.8 Deliver the formula to the appropriate location

2. Clean and maintain formula room/area

2.1 Clean all surfaces with appropriate products, and according to organisation protocols

2.2 Demonstrate OH&S procedures for chemicals

2.3 Check all equipment (including sterilising equipment) for proper operation

2.4 Report any faults or conditions that may affect aseptic conditions to the appropriate person

2.5 Maintain the imprest stock system required in the formula room/area

3. Educate client/carer in the preparation of special formulas

3.1 Determine a time for the education of client/carer

3.2 Gather all materials and products required for education and discharge

3.3 Prepare recipe instructions and details for aseptic preparation in a manner and style that will be practical for the home and understood by the client/carer

3.4 Demonstrate the preparation and aseptic requirements

3.5 Guide client/carer through the preparation if required

3.6 Check to ensure that the client/carer understands the requirements

3.7 Organise any necessary follow up arrangements or feedback to the referrer

3.8 Complete paper work and file accordingly

Qualifications and Skillsets

HLTAH416B appears in the following qualifications:

  • HLT42507 - Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance