Provide healthy lifestyle programs and advice

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 HLTAHW034, 'Provide healthy lifestyle programs and advice'.
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



Elements define the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for and promote the training program

1.1 Identify characteristics of the participants and recognise their specific learning needs

1.2 Plan a timetable for program delivery and confirm after consultation with all stakeholders

1.3 Identify, arrange and/or order resources in consultation with stakeholders and/or the community

1.4 Present information about the program in a clear and concise manner that is appropriate to the target group and distribute it in a variety of ways

1.5 Select training delivery methods appropriate to the participants’ needs as well as a suitable location and available resources

2. Deliver training in a context appropriate to the community

2.1 Ensure training is delivered in a safe, accessible and culturally secure environment and is based on culturally appropriate practices

2.2 Select appropriate strategies and techniques to check for understanding and facilitate the learning process

2.3 Negotiate training objectives, planned activities and assessment procedures (if applicable) with participants to meet their specific and/or changing needs

2.4 Encourage self-determination and community control to ensure improved healthy lifestyle outcomes

2.5 Ensure confidentiality for all participants

3. Discuss behaviour in relation to diet and exercise

3.1 Address factors that influence weight gain and the concept of energy balance

3.2 Explain basic eating patterns for healthy weight and the disadvantages of quick weight-loss diets

3.3 Discuss the process and stages of, and factors influencing, behaviour change

3.4 Identify barriers to behaviour change and explore realistic solutions

3.5 Explain the benefits of physical activity and discuss common myths about physical activity

3.6 Explain how to develop and set SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely) goals

4. Discuss self-esteem and how it relates to health

4.1 Discuss self-esteem and the factors that influence it

4.2 Describe the effects of low self-esteem

4.3 Explore realistic ways of improving self-esteem

4.4 Review ways of making and maintaining healthy lifestyle changes and weight loss and associated benefits

4.5 Discuss ways of seeking ongoing support to help achieve goals

4.6 Plan activities to provide ongoing support and help to achieve goals

5. Develop participants’ skills in interpreting food labels and shopping to a budget

5.1 Explain how to identify healthy amounts of fat, salt and sugar from food labels

5.2 Discuss how to identify dietary terms and other terms for fat and sugar

5.3 Discuss benefits of budgeting and ways of shopping to get value for money

5.4 Explain the "10 Plan Shopping Guide" for balancing diet and budget and provide opportunities for practice

5.5 Discuss ways of buying food so that the money goes further and compare prices per kilo

5.6 Investigate range of foods available in local store(s) during a shopping tour and read food labels to ascertain nutritional value of particular foods

5.7 Plan healthy meals for one day

6. Provide low-fat cooking exercises

6.1 Discuss ways to cut down on fat and demonstrate low-fat cooking methods

6.2 Explain the healthy eating pyramid and the principles of healthy eating

6.3 Sort foods according to the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating and describe the elements of a healthy eating plan

6.4 Prepare and cook food using low-fat methods

7. Raise awareness of diabetes

7.1 Explain risk factors for type 2 diabetes

7.2 Address factors involved in type 2 diabetes prevention

7.3 Describe the signs and symptoms of type 2 diabetes

7.4 Discuss factors that affect diabetes management and strategies for managing diabetes

7.5 Provide definitions of type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes mellitus

7.6 Describe long- and short-term complications associated with diabetes

8. Review and evaluate the training program

8.1 Obtain feedback about the program, resources used and outcomes achieved from participants and the community

8.2 Encourage participants to self-evaluate and set future personal goals

8.3 Negotiate changes needed in the program with all stakeholders

8.4 Document the program evaluation according to organisational requirements

8.5 Suggest improvements to the program delivery plan to supervisor, other individuals, agencies and communities

8.6 Implement changes to the program delivery plan in consultation with the community and stakeholders as required