Assist with basic health screening, promotion and education services

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 HLTAHW308B, 'Assist with basic health screening, promotion and education services'.
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. Participate in the determination of community health information needs

1.1 Question community representatives to determine current health needs and priorities

1.2 Question community to determine effectiveness of existing health promotion/education programs

1.3 Relay community feedback to the organisation or service provider

1.4 Consider cultural practices and beliefs when determining information needs

2. Participate in the preparation of health information for community

2.1 Develop ideas for community health promotion collaboratively according to organisation guidelines

2.2 Consult community about planning the delivery of health promotion and education

2.3 Use feedback from community consultation as a basis for planning community health information programs

2.4 Discuss plans for health information program with supervisor and record in line with organisation guidelines

3. Participate in the delivery of health promotion and education services

3.1 Consult community about who should deliver health information

3.2 Communicate community requirements to supervisor in line with organisation guidelines

3.3 Conduct health promotion and education in partnership with the community

3.4 Ensure service delivery meets community, legislative and organisation requirements

3.5 Ensure health promotion and education activities support clients to take a self-care approach to health in line with individual needs and organisation and community requirements

4. Participate in the delivery of information about nutritional health

4.1 Identify food sources and availability to address individual and community needs throughout the year

4.2 Identify factors affecting food security, availability and access and assess their impact

4.3 Provide information about basic core food groups (including traditional bush foods) and the main nutrients they provide, using the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating and the ATSI Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

4.4 Use Australian Dietary Guidelines and the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating as a basis for identifying nutrition requirements for specific groups

5. Participate in routine health screening services

5.1 Explain screening procedure to client

5.2 Obtain feedback from client to determine whether procedure is understood

5.3 Make client as comfortable as possible

5.4 Prepare screening equipment

5.5 Perform basic routine screening in line with community, legislative and organisation requirements

6. Participate in the evaluation of health promotion and education services

6.1 Consult community about the effectiveness of health promotion and education

6.2 Ensure evaluation includes effectiveness of health promotion resources, involvement of community as partner and community response to information provided

6.3 Consult community to identify any obstacles to application of the information

6.4 Discuss feedback with other members of the team and supervisor

Qualifications and Skillsets

HLTAHW308B appears in the following qualifications:

  • HLT33207 - Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care