Provide information and strategies to promote nutrition for good health

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 HLTAHW412B, 'Provide information and strategies to promote nutrition for good health'.
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. Provide information on nutrition for good health

1.1 Identify food sources and food availability and discuss with individuals and communities

1.2 Identify issues relating to access to different types of food throughout the year and discuss with the community

1.3 Describe nutritional needs for specific groups in line with Australian Dietary Guidelines

1.4 Identify basic core food groups and their main nutrients in relation to major food sources, including traditional foods

1.5 Assist individuals and communities to select an appropriate and varied diet in line with dietary guidelines

1.6 Identify main diet related diseases and their risk factors and discuss links with nutrition factors with the community

2. Promote a healthy approach to eating and physical activity

2.1 Identify personal, social, commercial and environmental factors that may influence food consumption patterns for adults

2.2 Formulate strategies in consultation with client(s) to address differing food requirements of individuals within a family

2.3 Support clients to provide healthy food to the whole family within the resources available

2.4 Explain and discuss appropriate use of alcohol by adult men and women

2.5 Discuss changes in physical activity patterns between traditional and contemporary times

2.6 Discuss changing levels of metabolism and physical activity in relation to the impact on the nutritional needs of an adult

2.7 Develop strategies to assist adults who have not exercised for some time to become more active

3. Discuss nutrition issues related to specific life stages

3.1 Chart types and amounts of food required to meet the nutritional needs of people at different stages in the lifecycle

3.2 Discuss planned nutrition care in line with the application of Australian Dietary Guidelines and key aspects for specific groups in line with community needs

3.3 Provide advice on nutrition requirements of identified community groups in line with community needs and organisational guidelines

3.4 Identify personal, social, physical, commercial and environmental factors that may make it difficult for people to meet nutrition requirements at different life stages

3.5 Describe common nutrition-related diseases experienced by adults at different life stages

3.6 Suggest changes to foods eaten during periods of ill health in line with community needs and organisational guidelines

4. Promote healthy eating and lifestyle for mothers and children

4.1 Discus nutrition-related issues for pregnant and/or lactating women

4.2 Provide appropriate information to support healthy eating in infants, older infants and toddlers

4.3 Examine and discuss relationship between food intake of child or adolescent and their appearance, health, growth, development and behaviour

4.4 Discuss specific nutritional needs of children and adolescents using appropriate dietary guidelines/ resources

4.5 Identify personal, social, commercial and environmental factors that may influence food consumption patterns of a child or adolescent

4.6 Formulate strategies that reflect sensitivity to family and adolescents to achieve recommended nutritional outcomes

4.7 Discuss principles of healthy eating for the child or adolescent involved in sport/athletics

5. Address nutrition-related problems for individuals and communities

5.1 Analyse records of height and weight measurements and interpret results as appropriate

5.2 Assess growth patterns for infants, toddlers and children using the monitoring of weight for age method

5.3 Identify growth problems using child or adolescent growth charts and appropriate corrective actions in conjunction with health team and family

5.4 Identify and discuss common nutrition related problems for children, adolescents, adults and older people

5.5 Support family and community appropriately to take action to address nutrition-related issues and to improve identified growth problems in children

5.6 Make suggestions for modifying food eaten to reduce risks of diet-related diseases

5.7 Make appropriate referrals to address nutrition-related problems and submit reports in line with organisation guidelines and community requirements