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Qualification details

HLT31507 - Certificate III in Nutrition and Dietetic Assistance (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT31502 - Certificate III in Health Service Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetic Support) 24/Mar/2011
Is superseded by and equivalent to HLT31512 - Certificate III in Nutrition and Dietetic AssistanceUpdated in V5. Updated core WHS units. 06/May/2012

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 25/Mar/2011

Units of competency

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HLTHIR404D - Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleWork effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleN/A
CHCCS401B - Facilitate responsible behaviourFacilitate responsible behaviourN/A
BSBINN301A - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environmentN/A
BSBFLM303C - Contribute to effective workplace relationshipsContribute to effective workplace relationshipsN/A
HLTHIR301B - Communicate and work effectively in healthCommunicate and work effectively in healthN/A
HLTFS207C - Follow basic food safety practicesFollow basic food safety practicesN/A
CHCIC301E - Interact effectively with childrenInteract effectively with childrenN/A
HLTHIR403C - Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workersWork effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workersN/A
CHCORG303B - Participate effectively in the work environmentParticipate effectively in the work environmentN/A
HLTNA302C - Plan and evaluate meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelinesPlan and evaluate meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelinesN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 423300 Nursing Support And Personal Care Workers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6313 Special Care Workers 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0699 Other Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Health,Direct Client Care 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Nutrition Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 423300 Nursing Support And Personal Care Workers 03/Sep/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6313 Special Care Workers 03/Sep/2007 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0699 Other Health 03/Sep/2007 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 03/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

Not Applicable

Description

This qualification covers workers who provide a range of assistance functions to Dietitians and Food Service Managers. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeships pathways.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Nutrition assistant
  • Dietetic assistant

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

16 units of competency are required for award of this qualification, including:

  • 9 core units
  • 7 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A electives which are recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Other relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Health and/or Community Services Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 3 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages or accredited courses where the details of those courses are available on the NTIS or other public listing

Core units 

BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships 

HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context 

HLTHIR301B Communicate and work effectively in health 

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures 

HLTNA301C Provide assistance to nutrition and dietetic services 

HLTNA302C Plan and evaluate meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines 

HLTNA303C Plan and modify meals and menus according to nutrition care plans 

HLTNA304C Plan meals and menus to meet cultural and religious needs 

HLTOHS200B Participate in OHS processes 

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking work in health need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Health Training Package.

Group A electives  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended:

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co -workers 

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander people 

Other relevant electives 

Electives are to be selected in line with the specified Packaging Rules. The grouping of electives is intended to facilitate selection. Electives may be selected from one or more groups and employers may specify that certain electives are required to address identified workplace needs.

Nutrition and dietetic assistance 

HLTFS207C Follow basic food safety practices 

HLTNA305C Support food services in menu and meal order processing 

Working with clients 

CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people 

CHCDIS301B Work effectively with people with a disability 

CHCIC301E Interact effectively with children 

HLTCSD305C Assist with client movement 

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co -workers 

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander people 

Work relationships 

BSBFLM312C Contribute to team effectiveness 

BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment 

BSBWOR301A Organise personal work priorities and development 

CHCCS401B Facilitate responsible behaviour 

CHCORG303B Participate effectively in the work environment 

HLTCSD306C Respond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviour