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Unit of competency details

CHCCCS026 - Transport individuals (Release 1)

Summary

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Mapping:
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Supersedes HLTCSD208D - Transport clientsThis version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Minimal change to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements. Significant changes to knowledge evidence. 05/Aug/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 06/Aug/2015


Qualifications that include this unit

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HLT23215 - Certificate II in Health Support ServicesCertificate II in Health Support Services
CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual SupportCertificate III in Individual Support1-4 
HLT33115 - Certificate III in Health Services AssistanceCertificate III in Health Services Assistance1-2 
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Classifications

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ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 061309 Community Health  

Classification history

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ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 061309 Community Health  02/Nov/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Minimal change to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements. Significant changes to knowledge evidence.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide safe, timely and efficient transportation of people from one location to another at a particular site, or to other sites.

This unit applies to workers in a range of settings where transporting people is a requirement of the work.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements define the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for transport

1.1 Confirm transport with relevant personnel

1.2 Check with the person to be transported, the level of support required

1.3 Explain procedure to the person or relevant personnel and answer any questions

1.4 Prepare for the safe and timely transportation of the person

1.5 Select transportation equipment and check to ensure that it is clean, complete and correctly functioning for transportation according to transportation requirements

1.6 Check any other equipment to ensure that it is attached correctly and safely to transportation equipment

2. Transport the person and equipment

2.1 Transport the person to designated location in accordance with transportation requirements and organisation policy

2.2 Manoeuvre and transport equipment to ensure the person’s comfort and safety and minimise risk to self

3. Deliver the person

3.1 Deliver the person to designated location and inform relevant personnel of the person’s arrival

3.2 Inform relevant personnel of the person’s needs

3.3 Return equipment used to deliver the person

3.4 Accurately complete reporting requirements

Foundation Skills

The Foundation Skills describe those required skills (such as language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills) that are essential to performance.

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent unit.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e0c25cc-3d9d-4b43-80d3-bd22cc4f1e53

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Minimal change to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements. Significant changes to knowledge evidence.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

  • transported 3 people with different transportation requirements to correct destination according to safe working practices

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • organisation policies and procedures, including:
  • infection control
  • for securing a person, including a wheelchair
  • legal and ethical considerations for transporting individuals and how these are applied in an organisation and individual practice, including:
  • duty of care
  • human rights
  • privacy, confidentiality and disclosure
  • work role boundaries – responsibilities and limitations
  • work health and safety, including manual handling
  • issues that need to be referred to an appropriate health professional
  • correct transportation of equipment, including:
  • wheelchair
  • stretcher
  • trolley
  • bed
  • intra-venous (IV) stands
  • oxygen

Assessment Conditions

Skills must be demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

  • use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources, including vehicle or equipment used for transporting people
  • equipment to be transferred with the person modelling typical workplace conditions and contingencies, including:
  • physical and/or behavioural contingency scenarios involving duty of care
  • personal belongings of person being transported
  • involvement of real people and equipment when transporting

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015 /AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e0c25cc-3d9d-4b43-80d3-bd22cc4f1e53